Editor – Engineering & Physics : (full-time: Work-from-home)

0 - 5 Years
Mumbai, Chandigarh, Shillong
Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Posted: 3 days agoOpenings: 8Job Applicants: 6730+Job Views: 4903+

Job Description

Take this 25 question assessment to see if you qualify for the next round- bit.ly/cactuseditingnmm 

Are you looking for a fulltime job opportunity that does not require you to travel?
  • The average person spends 33 hours a month commuting to and from office. Put this time to better use!
  • According to this Gallup poll (http://bit.ly/1hoyAB9), 37% of US employees already telecommute (work from home). This trend is catching on in India, too. 
  • Telecommute jobs are just as important as office-based ones. Technology empowers you to work from anywhere.
  • Cactus Communications has consistently ranked among the top 20 on the global list of the Top 100 Companies for Telecommute Jobs (Forbes.com) since 2016.

At Cactus Communications, you can join a team of highly skilled editors who are experts in various academic fields. We're currently hiring Editors on a fulltime work-from-home basis in the Physical Sciences and Engineering teams.


  • Edit manuscripts written by non-native authors to ensure that the final text is in standard scientific English and is free of unclear or unidiomatic sentences
  • Adhere to job-specific instructions and format manuscripts according to the target journal when required 
  • Understand client and industry requirements and adapt working approach accordingly
  • Meet deadlines
  • Receive training to become adept at the points mentioned above


  • Flexibility . You can work from anywhere in India.
  • You will receive training to become adept at editing.
  • You will have unlimited access to exclusive interviews with industry experts, articles on the latest industry trends, and publication and writing tips on our learning and discussion platform.
  • At CACTUS, you will be exposed to research carried out worldwide and will get an insiders view of the burgeoning, multi-million-dollar publishing industry.
How to apply:

  • Take this short practice test to get a sense of the type of questions asked: http://bit.ly/mock-mcqs
  • Got most of them correct? Proceed to the actual test: bit.ly/cactuseditingnmm
  • Not quite there yet? Take this free self-paced course on the basics of language and editing: bit.ly/cactuseditingbasics
Once you are done, you should be better prepared for the actual test.

For any questions and concerns, email Joel Dsouza  at editor@cactusglobal.com.

Note: This is a full-time opportunity, not part-time or freelance.

Required Candidate profile

  • A degree (bachelors, masters, PhD, etc.) in Physical Sciences or Engineering
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent written English skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter


Functional Area:Journalism, Editing, Content

Role Category:Editor

Role:IT/Technical Editor

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Electrical, Electronics/Telecommunication, Energy, Environmental, Aviation, Any Specialization, Instrumentation, Marine, Mechanical, Ceramics, Metallurgy, Chemical, Mineral, Civil, Mining, Computers, Nuclear

PG:M.Tech - Chemical, Mineral, Civil, Mining, Computers, Nuclear, Electrical, Any Specialization, Electronics/Telecommunication, Agriculture, Energy, Automobile, Environmental, Aviation, Instrumentation, Marine, Mechanical, Ceramics, Metallurgy, Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization, MCA - Computers

Doctorate:Any Doctorate - Any Specialization, Ph.D - Electronics/Telecommunication, Chemical, Metallurgy, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental, Mining, Computers, Advertising/Mass Communication, Agriculture, Aviation, Marine, Maths, Mechanical

Company Profile

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries. In line with its mission-to enable growth through effective communication-CACTUS offers specialist academic editing, medical communications, publication support, transcription, translation, and training services to individuals and corporations across sectors such as academia, publishing, and pharmaceuticals.

Combining the rich experience of a multi-national, multi-functional team; the peerless capabilities of over 1400 language and business professionals; and ingenious technological innovation, CACTUS helps researchers, journals, universities, and corporations achieve their publication goals. The CACTUS culture is an eclectic yet inclusive one, where people from different countries and professional backgrounds come together to form a global team that pursues excellence, prizes integrity, and works as a unified client-focused organization.

United States | Japan | Brazil | India | South Korea | Taiwan | China

At CACTUS, we believe that diversity enriches us. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to offering work opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation. In addition, CACTUS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.
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Recruiter Name:Kashish Hiranandani

Contact Company:Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.