Copy Editor

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY   Miami, FL   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on April 30, 2024
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Copy Editor


Florida International University (FIU) is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit


The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) is currently seeking a Copy Editor to join our team or professionals:

Duties include: 

  • Responsible for copyediting and content editing of existing documents and drafting copy for new projects; edits, prepares, and rewrites content; constructs data tables and compiles or collates materials as needed within the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • Edits and revises publications for grammar, spelling, usage, flow, and clarity, including but not limited to Medical Student Performance Evaluations (Dean's letters); letters of support, recommendations, biographies, and curriculum vitae for faculty or administrators; grant proposals; reports; and manuscripts
  • Copyedits course examinations for clarity and consistency with the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) and medical journal style guides; works with the Office of Medical Education staff to help maintain quality and validity of exam questions.
  • Copy edits course/clerkship syllabi for consistency with the HWCOM style guide, ensuring compliance with accreditation standards
  • Prepares correspondence, schedules meetings, and performs other general office duties, including but not limited to copying, scanning, and filing.
  • Serves as the administrative contact for the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position


Bachelor's degree in relevant field with one (1) year of experience



  • Criminal Background Check


To apply, please visit us on-line at, click on “Prospective Employees” or “Current Employees” and search for job opening ID 532102

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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