Freelance editors (Hercules, Calif.): Bio-Rad Laboratories' Life Science Group is seeking freelance technical editors and copyeditors in its Marketing Communications department. The majority of work is on-site in Hercules, CA (in the San Francisco East Bay area), though working hours are very flexible. Projects range from promotional fliers and product catalogs to technical publications, which follow in-house style guidelines. Applicants should be familiar with biotechnology and with applications and products used in life science research. A strong science background is preferred for the technical editor positions, as demonstrated by an advanced degree, research experience, or writing or editing of life science publications. Online editing experience and familiarity with QuarkXPress software are preferred, and familiarity with review and management of Web-based content is a plus. Information about our products can be found on our web site, discover.bio-rad.com. Samples of our publications in PDF format can be found under the link to literature/software. To apply, please mail or e-mail a resume and samples of editing work to Pat Jensen, Marketing Communications, Bio-Rad Laboratories, 2000 Alfred Nobel Drive, Hercules, CA 94547; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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