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Associate Editor, Medicine and Life Sciences

Keywords / Skills : Editor, Editing, Content Writer, Content Editor, Copy Editor, Writer, Editorial, Proof Reading, Proofing, Medicine and Life Sciences, quality assurance checks, menuscript

0 - 5 years
Posted: 2019-09-25

Job Description
We are looking for Associate Editor(s) in the field of Medicine and Life Sciences. 

Role and Responsibilities:

As an Associate Editor, you will be required to perform quality assurance checks on edited manuscripts to ensure that they meet the standards of international publications. While your role will primarily involve reviewing the work of our editors and providing them with timely feedback, you may also be required to edit some manuscripts.

You will report to a team manager.

Job Benefits:

1. Global exposure: 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. 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.

2. Culture & Team: Our core values are Trust, Excellence, Integrity, Communication, Innovation, and Fun. By internalizing these and maintaining a culture of high performance, our dedicated team works together to achieve exceptional customer satisfaction.

3. Learn & Grow: You will be trained to become adept at editing and reviewing academic manuscripts. Our goal is to help you build a career with us. We do this by creating an environment where you will grow both personally and professionally.

4. Satisfaction & Recognition: As part of our editing team, you will directly work with authors. We facilitate the dissemination of research by helping authors overcome some of the many challenges in the publication process. We ensure that good performance is recognized and rewarded in a timely manner and offer competitive salaries on par with industry standards.

How to apply:

  • Take this short practice test to get a sense of the type of questions asked: bit.ly/mockmcqs
  • Got most of them correct? Proceed to the actual test: bit.ly/cactusediting
  • 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.


About Company

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
http://www.cactusglobal.com
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.

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

Awards and Recognition

*2014: Ranked 1st in the Professional Services category and as India’s 10th best workplace overall in the Great Place to Work Institute survey (Ranked among top 20 from 2011- 2013)

*2010: Red Herring Global 100 Award, for innovation in business

*2008: Featured among the Top 15 Exciting Emerging Companies 2008, in a NASSCOM survey
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