Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Gauteng, South Africa

1 MonthContract

Sep 27

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is a statutory council dedicated to conducting human and social science research, thus contributing to the pool of global knowledge, and thereby improving the quality of life of people on the African continent, particularly South Africans. The HSRC promotes and undertakes public interest research. This research aims to advance South Africa and Africas understanding of and engagement with its social conditions and the particular contexts within which these social conditions occur.Editor (1 x Post)Ref: DCES - EDI 09/2021FreelancerThe Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) research programme actively enhances the contribution of the HSRC as a strategic partner in knowledge production and a resource for informing and deepening public debate, national dialogue and theoretical discourse on key national, regional, and international issues and dominant trends related to democracy; development; justice; governance and service delivery. DCES objective is to create relevant knowledge that strengthens our democratic society, its institutions, and practices of governance in order to promote social justice.The Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES) research programme of the Human Sciences Research Council requires the services of a Freelance Research Editor to provide high quality editorial services for the manuscript to be published as a book. Purpose:The service provider will be appointed to undertake both language and technical edits including citations and reference checks for approximately 60000 68000 words, about 145pages. Only applicants that have an academic qualification in English and a proven track record of undertaking both language (English) and technical editing of manuscripts will be considered for appointment. The person will work in close collaboration with the Volume Editor (VE) to proofread and edit the manuscript (which includes citations, a bibliography, tables, figures & graphs).Timeframes:1 October 25 October 2021

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