Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries. This opportunity is a full time position which could either entail working from our office in Mumbai or working from home (telecommute).
What you will do:
As an associate editor, you will help researchers improve the language and clarity of their documents and ensure that the documents comply with style and format requirements.
Manage deadlines and have high quality standards.
Review the assignments done by editors and provide timely feedback with the aim of making them independent contributors.
Why this is a great opportunity:
This position permits flexibility. Candidates from any part of India are invited to apply. You can choose to either telecommute or work from our office in Mumbai.
You will receive training to become adept at editing and reviewing both academic and non-academic manuscripts and will be provided with the necessary technological support. Laptops will be provided to telecommuters.
You will also 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 insider’s view of the burgeoning, multi-million-dollar publishing industry.
What you need:
A degree (bachelor’s, master’s, PhD, etc.) in the Biomedical sciences or Physical Sciences and Engineering (detailed subject-area list below)
Excellent written English skills and attention to detail
Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Detailed Subject- Area List:
For Biomedical Sciences: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Medicine, Pharmaceutical Sciences etc.
For Physical Sciences & Engineering: Engineering, Physics, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, and Space and planetary science, Computer Science and Mathematics etc.
RS. 4 to 6 Lakhs p.a.
For the Associate Editor position, candidates have the option of working in-house at our head office in Andheri, Mumbai, or from home (telecommuting).
However for telecommuting the candidate would need to come down to our head office for the first 2 months for their training and mentorship period.
During this time we provide them with the accommodation and we incur the cost for their travel from their hometown to Mumbai and back.