Job Openings at FASS

    Proofreader and Technical Editor

    FASS Inc. is seeking a proofreader and technical copy editor for monthly scientific journals, newsletters, and other projects.

    Duties for this in-house position include:

    • Proofreading approved production copy against Word documents
    • Reviewing, marking, and correcting copy for grammatical and typing errors
    • Editing according to established style guides
    • Working with documents in various digital form

    Qualifications Profile:

    • Bachelor’s degree in science with technical/copy editing experience or a bachelor’s degree in English, communications, or journalism and a strong interest in technical scientific material
    • A minimum of one year of experience in editing scientific materials or academic journals; BELS-eligible preferred
    • Excellent proofreading and editing skills
    • Ability to handle multiple projects effectively, take last-minute requests, and work well under pressure
    • Strong computer skills and thorough knowledge of MS Office products.

    Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Position is located in our office in Champaign, Illinois. To apply, send a letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirements to Technical Editor Search, FASS Inc., 1800 S. Oak St., Suite 100, Champaign, IL 61820. No phone calls. EOE. Deadline for applications is October 9, 2020.

    FASS Jobs Board

    The FASS Job Resource Center, a common service of FASS members and clients, was created to promote the efficient linking of open positions with scientists, in support of the tax exempt mission of each of the participating societies, to serve and advance the field of animal science and ensure its efficient operation. Members of any one of the FASS clients are provided with the opportunity to notify the scientific community of openings online for a reasonable fee. Nonmembers may also post position announcements online according to a separate fee schedule.

    The cost for posting a position opening is $150 for anyone who is a member of ADSA, AAFCO, AETA, ARPAS, ESS, IETS, ISAG, NCFAR, and PSA. This fee includes online announcements.

    Nonmembers may post an announcement online for $250.

    All position announcements must be paid for online using a credit card before the submission will be accepted.

    Review the procedure on the following pages and contact Derek Wade at (217) 356-3182, x 124, or e-mail should you have questions.

    Thank you for your interest in this service.