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Job Summary

ICRI is currently looking for focused, dedicated and highly qualified individuals to provide editing services for our clients.

  • Minimum Qualification:Masters
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Industry: Research and Development,
Location: Nairobi,
Salary: competitive,

Impact center for Research International (ICRI) is a capacity building, research and consulting company in multiple areas. We focus on delivering quality services to our clients and development partners through research-based solution models in a range of areas. We undertake market research, feasibility studies, baseline surveys, impact assessment studies and solution modeling, Monitoring and Evaluation and effective communication services in a range of disciplines. ICRI is currently looking for focused, dedicated and highly qualified individuals to provide editing services for our clients.

Duties and responsibilities
•    Editing manuscripts for English and scientific soundness to meet publication standards of international journals.
•    Improve the readability and flow of ideas in manuscripts and provide constructive comments on areas that need further improvement by the author.
•    Read, re-write and paraphrase manuscripts with high percentage of plagiarized content so that it meets the percentage required for publication.
•    Read, edit, and recast sentences that are poorly structured so that they are not only correct grammatically but also understandable scientifically.
•    Ensure manuscripts are properly formatted and conform to basic structural standards of publishable articles.
•    Work with the author through feedback channels to ensure manuscript meet the publication’s style and editorial policy.
•    Maintain good working relationships with authors and other key staff such as production, editorial assistants, proofreaders, graphics artists, and marketing personnel.
•    Be available to recheck your previously edited manuscripts to ensure client satisfaction.
•    Attend scheduled online training meetings and capacity building programs.
•    Adhere to deadlines for assignments given.

Qualifications of Ideal Candidates
•    Minimum of a Master’s degree in Natural, Biomedical, medical and Life Sciences.
•    Shortlisted Candidates will be required to provide evidence of research experience such as peer reviewed and published papers.
•    Those currently pursuing a master’s degree must have at least finished drafting the thesis and show evidence of preparing a manuscript if shortlisted.
•    Good mastery of English language and knowledge in writing scientific manuscripts and the art of scientific communication.
•    Self-motivated, dedicated and disciplined individuals with keen attention to details.
•    You should possess high level critical thinking skills and able to identify logic gaps and plug them
•    Ideal candidates should be available to work at least 6-8 hours per day

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send CV (Not exceeding 3pages) with the subject (Academic Research Editor) on or before 3rd June 2022.

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