Editor – Earth and Environmental Science

Take this 25 question assessment to see if you qualify for the next round: http://bit.ly/lnkdinminm

Please note that this opportunity is available for candidates based in India.

Role and Responsibilities:

Our editing team provides language and other publication support services to authors across the globe. Our clients are predominantly researchers whose first language is not English.

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 insider’s view of the burgeoning, multi-million-dollar publishing industry.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD degree in any sub-specialization of Earth and Environmental Science.
  • Excellent written English skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Take this short practice test to get a sense of the type of questions asked: bit.ly/mock-mcqs
  • Got most of them correct? Proceed to the actual test: http://bit.ly/lnkdinminm
  • 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 Payal Mehta at editor@cactusglobal.com.

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