Copy editor

Cactus Communications is a pioneer in language services. We serve academia through a variety of editing, translation, and publication and research support services. We serve both individual researchers and institutions such as research centers, publishers, and corporates. We are looking for copy editors to help polish the language of research articles and format them according to specific guidelines.

 

What will you do:

  1. Copy-edit manuscripts such that the final text is in standard scientific English
  2. Format various elements of the journal article as per given guidelines
  3. Review manuscripts copy-edited by other editors to ensure that quality conforms to language and formatting standards
  4. Crosscheck document metadata such as references using software tools

 

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree
  2. Prior experience in journal manuscript copyediting (Non-mandatory)
  3. Familiarity with AMA style preferred (Non-mandatory)

 

Cactus Communications 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).
Application process

To apply, please take this quick screening test: http://bit.ly/copyediting1119

We will contact you within three business days with an update on your test.

If you face any difficulties while attempting the test, email us at editor@cactusglobal.com.

 

At CACTUS, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 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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