French Copy Editor

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11-02-2018
Currently seeking a French copy editor for Scientific Journal
 
Contract: Require proof reading of 16-18 journals
Through June 2019 with options to extend
 
 
Position Summary Description
 
The resource must:
 
Provide comparative editing (translated French compared to original English), including stylistic editing, copyediting and proofreading services on scientific manuscripts translated into French submitted to Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada as requested. The requirement will be to edit and proofread 16-18 issues. Each French issue is between 16,000 to 24,000 words.
 
The editor will use the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals as a guide, as well as the specific style guide developed for the Journal. The editor will continue to develop and refine the French style guide for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada.
 
Project Tasks
 
Requirements / experience (mandatories)
  • has a minimum of 500 hours/year experience editing health sciences and statistical material for a scientific peer reviewed journal within the last three years
  • provide 2 references supporting health- and science- related copyediting work experience for the proposed resource within the last 3 years
  • has a valid Master’s Degree (or higher) in a language-, statistical-, or science-related field from a recognized educational institution.
 
 
Point Rated requirements
  • has more than four (4) years (48 months) of professional experience working as a translator or copyeditor:  
  • provide one (1) sample of work that the proposed resource completed for a government client using the “Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals”.
  • provide three (3) additional samples of work that the proposed resource completed for any client (i.e. government or non-government) demonstrating copyediting skills.
  • provide, with their bid, a proposed Work Plan
 
 
Security Clearance
 
N/A
 
Language
 
Bilingual
 
Location
 
Off site
 
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