31 Mar 2014

FreelanceR Data Science Book Author

Packt Publishing – Posted by samwAnywhere

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Job Description

Packt Publishing is one of the most prolific ICT learning publishers in the world, having recently published their 2000th title. We pride ourselves on covering the totality of a software in an accessible, practical manner.

Packt is presently seeking authors to work with us on writing a range of titles about R, focusing on a variety of different uses of the language including machine learning; and research and data analysis. We have a number of proposals for titles on different topics and so we’re keen and eager to hear from interested parties with a diverse set of specialties.

The ideal candidate should have experience using R for data science, be able to work to project deadlines, and feel confident about their written English. Proven writing ability is a bonus, but Packt is very experienced and happy with guiding first-time authors through the writing process.

Packt’s authors are paid an advance against the book’s future royalties, and enjoy one of the most competitive royalty rates in the technical publishing industry.

How to Apply

To get in touch and discuss the details of Packt’s proposed R titles further, please drop an email to samw@packtpub.com, noting your specific areas of interest and with an attached resume/CV .

Job Categories: Writer (books/articles). Job Types: Freelance. Job Tags: book, data science, and packt.

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