Science editors hold editorial functions in magazines, journals, newspapers, newsletters and other kinds of publications or tri-media. They may be responsible for editing and overseeing several pages of a magazine or newspaper or may need to edit entire journals or newsletters that are focused on science issues. Science editors are good writers and editors but they must also be knowledgeable in science subjects and issues. Most science editors are graduates of science degrees such as biology or chemistry since they need to have a good grasp of the scientific language. Science editors must be meticulous and also have an understanding of the scientific method.
Sample Science Editor CV Template
Bolton, BL2 5AB
Dedicated professional with experience and education in the field of science is looking for employment as a science editor of a magazine where my qualities can be maximized.
Summary of Qualification
- Has seven years of work experience as a science editor.
- Sound understanding of scientific language and principles.
- Abreast of current issues and trends in the field of science.
- Exceptional command of the English language.
- Adept in the use of relevant computer applications.
- Excellent management skills.
Career Experience/Job History
2003 – Present: Science Editor, Science Today
- Participate in editorial board meetings where decisions about topics are arrived at.
- Meet science writers and discuss articles to be written.
- Edit science articles and revise if necessary.
1998 – 2002: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bolton University
Professional reference will be furnished upon request.