Careers in Genetics: Scientific Editor

Scientific Editors manage and edit scientific texts and academic journals. These professionals review incoming manuscripts, manage the peer review process, and correspond with authors. They must have a strong scientific background to determine which manuscripts are scientifically sound and novel enough to warrant further review. They must also have strong writing and people skills. Most scientific editors work for academic publishers.

myIDP career category: Science writing and communication

Additional Resources:

Council of Science Editors

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