Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Academic Editor

Cactus Communications Pvt Ltd

Academic Editor—Life Sciences and Medicine

Locations Mumbai

Experience 0 - 4 years


BDS, B.Pharm, B.Sc, Diploma, MBBS, MD/MS, M.Pharm, M.Sc, PG Diploma, Phd

• Marketing & Communications
• Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology

• Fresher
• Microbiologist
• Nutritionist
• Basic Research Scientist

Academic Editing:

Considerable research activities are carried out in countries in which English is not the first language. The researchers in these countries often find it difficult to get their research published in high impact factor, well-known international journals because the language quality of their manuscripts is not suitable for publication. From this need arose the Academic Editing industry. The primary aim of an academic editor is to polish manuscripts and help researchers get their studies published.

Job Profile:

As an academic editor, you would be required to immerse yourself in the author’s research and serve as the author’s aid by

· Correcting language errors and enhancing the overall English quality,

· Indentifying and fixing all logic flaws,

· Applying style and formatting conventions, and

· Preparing a ready-to-publish manuscript as the final product

Candidate Profile

An ideal candidate would be someone with the following:

· A degree in one of the following areas of study


-Life Sciences








· Impeccable English communication

· Good attention to detail

· The ability to multitask and work in a deadline-driven environment

Job Location: Andheri West/Vashi

Career Progression: Cactus has a well-defined career progression system with clear increases in responsibility and compensation based on an individual’s performance and skills. Because of the unique nature of our business, mid-level and higher posts are filled internally.

Compensation: Based on skills and experience

Training: No prior editing experience required. Once hired, you will be put through our intensive training program that will give you the knowledge and confidence required to work on client assignments.

About Us: Cactus Communications is a company dedicated to providing high-quality written English solutions to clients worldwide through services spanning editing, transcription, education and medical communication. You will be a part of a fast-paced, dynamic culture, which thrives on challenge and innovation and have a chance to interact with colleagues from diverse cultures and geographies. Our business model is unique and our organization’s culture is warm, and for these reasons we have been ranked in the "Top 100 Companies to Work for in India" in a survey conducted by the Great Places to Work Institute in 2010 and have also featured as one of the "Top 15 Exciting Emerging Companies To Work For" in a survey conducted by NASSCOM.

To know more about us, please visit our website:


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Our selection process involves two or more tests and two rounds of interviews.

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