University of Nizwa

Senior Scientific Editor - Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center

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The University of Nizwa Announce Job Vacancy

Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center

About the University of Nizwa 

The University of Nizwa is the second top university in the Sultanate of Oman and the first among the private universities in research. It is a non-profit academic institution governed by its faculty. Its purpose is to broadly educate students and equip them with values, knowledge and life skills needed to enrich their lives and enable them to meaningfully contribute to the progress of society. 

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Senior Scientific EditorNMSRC22

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Experience over 8+ years.
  • PhD in a relevant chemistry/ biology/ biomedical scientific or clinical discipline.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills (TOEFL/IELTS score should be provided).
  • Fluent in the English language, superior command of grammar, punctuation, spelling, composition, and stylistics with the ability to write in a clear. concise, and accurate manner, must understand complex scientific information, theories, and practices (Arabic language is an advantage).
  • Understand the standards regarding scientific and technological terms, measurements, time units, should know the standards for abbreviations and exceptional ability to understand and translate scientific content.
  • Proficient in the methods of scientific editing of manuscripts and preserving the confidentiality of the author's/editor's work and reviewing/amending work in response to the author's/editor's feedback.
  • Edits the texts dedicated to scientific and technological problems, including proofreading, correcting mistakes, and verifying the credibility of the facts, data, and calculations presented in the text.
  • Capacity to edit and enhance published data, improving readability while ensuring accuracy and ability to within deadlines, to translate/simplify difficult science articles into accessible language for new product releases and articles.
  • Verify the contents include recent scientific and technological advancements to avoid duplicating or publishing materials that are outdated or possess no scientific importance.
  • Analyze typescript/original work/documents, produced by authors/researchers/students and recommend revisions or changes in grammar approach, scope, format, and dissemination: educate and train authors/researchers/students to improve their writing skills.
  • Professional knowledge of the entire MS Office Suite.
  • Thrives in a results-oriented and deadline-driven environment.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of NMSRC.

Applicants should submit a formal application letter, curriculum vitae, educational and experience certificates (including reference contact information), letter of experience, electronically through the following email: 

Please note: To include the Position code in the subject of the email. 

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Senior Scientific Editor - Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center
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