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

0 - 5 Years
Mumbai, Chandigarh, Shillong
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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.

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.


WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • 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

WHY THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

  • 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

Industry:Publishing

Functional Area:Journalism, Editing, Content

Role Category:Editor

Role:IT/Technical Editor

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent

Keyskills

Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above

Education-

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

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

Company Profile

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Cactus Communications (cactusglobal.com) is a global scientific communications company that collaborates with researchers across academic disciplines, universities, publishers, societies, and life science organizations to accelerate research impact. We offer editorial, translation, education, and training solutions for researchers; strategic and tactical scientific content solutions to global life science organizations; AI-powered scholarly publishing solutions for journals and researchers; and solutions for science dissemination and engagement with peers, public, and policymakers for wider research outreach. We also incubate seed and early-stage startups that share our mission to solve global problems with science and technology solutions. We have offices in London, Princeton, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries.

Awards and Recognition

* 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.
* Recognized as one of the Best Companies for Millennials by Times Ascent and Learning & Organisation Development Roundtable (2019).
* Emerged as one of the top 10 companies determined as a safe workplace for women in India in a survey conducted by Rainmaker (2019).
* Ranked #1 among India's Great Mid-Size Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute (2017).

CACTUS is committed to offering work opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation. CACTUS provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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Recruiter Name:Kashish Hiranandani

Contact Company:Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Telephone:67148888

Website:http://www.cactusglobal.com

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