Call for Copyeditor Applications: Programmatic Perspectives

Position: Copyeditor
Application Deadline: July 15, 2024

Programmatic Perspectives, the academic journal for the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC), is seeking a meticulous and skilled copyeditor to join our editorial team. The journal’s copyeditor must be a current student in a master’s- or doctoral-level program in Technical Communication or a closely-aligned field.

The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail and an in-depth understanding of grammar, punctuation, and APA formatting style. Additionally, they must be proficient in Adobe InDesign and capable of enhancing the clarity and coherence of manuscripts without altering the author’s original voice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Copyedit manuscripts for grammar, punctuation, and spelling errors
  • Ensure adherence to APA formatting guidelines
  • Edit for language clarity and overall readability while maintaining the author’s voice
  • Collaborate with authors and the editorial team to address any editorial concerns
  • Use Adobe InDesign for layout and design tasks as required
  • Attend online editorial meetings


  • Proven experience in copyediting, preferably in an academic setting
  • Excellent command of the English language, including grammar and punctuation
  • Strong familiarity with APA formatting
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a current resume and one letter of recommendation to the journal co-editors: Russell Kirkscey ( and Rhonda Stanton (


For any inquiries regarding the position, please contact us at the same email addresses as above.