HSRC Vacancies 2023 – Write

Website Human Sciences Research Council - HSRC

Job Description:

IED requires the services of a pool of Freelance Editors/Writers to provide high quality editorial and writing services for a number of project publications over a period of 24 months as and when the need arises.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Language editing – assess drafts for English linguistic quality (checking for grammar, syntax and consistent use of terminology and style), correct and supply a certificate attesting to a language edit having been done;
  • Formatting of reports and publications;
  • Editorial and writing services will include but is not limited to:
  • Content editing – ensuring the end product is professionally written and accurate;
  • Proof reading – checking for typos, spelling errors and formatting errors, and ensuring citations and figures are checked;
  • Academic editing – editing of thesis for Masters and PHDs’;
  • Technical editing – ensuring consistency with font, size and specified formatting requirements;

Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience of academic editing;
  • At least 5 years relevant professional experience as an editor/writer of high quality English language publications;
  • Proven experience in editing for scientific publications would be advantageous;
  • Demonstrable writing skills;
  • A minimum of a post graduate honours qualification in relevant fields listed above;
  • Some experience with relevant software (e.g. Adobe In Design and Photoshop) would be an advantage;
  • Computer skills and proficiency in appropriate software for writing and editing;
  • Experience in development of infographic summaries of research findings would be an added advantage;

Job Details:

Company: Human Sciences Research Council – HSRC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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