Freelance openings for scientific editors: electronics
Cactus Communications - Ontario Bay, MB

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Cactus Communications (www.cactusglobal.com) is a pioneer in language services, serving more than 47,000 clients across 112 countries At CACTUS, we offer researchers, universities, institutes, and research laboratories high-quality, cost-efficient editorial solutions that help them create publication-ready documents.

We are currently looking for experienced editors to work with us on a freelance basis for our English-language academic copyediting and substantive editing services.

Here’s what you need to become a CACTUS Freelance Editor

Essentials:

  • Exceptional command of the English language: grammar, punctuation, and idiomatic expressions
  • At least two years of experience in editing scientific manuscripts
  • Expertise in one or more of the following subjects:

Electronics and electrical engineering, telecommunications, wireless communication, sensors, electric circuits and components, and signal processing

One or more of the following are preferred:

  • A masters/doctoral degree, preferably with postdoctoral experience
  • Experience in academic writing/editing, publishing, and scientific communications
  • Experience in working with ESL (English as a second language) authors and their written materials
  • Familiarity with the style and conventions followed in scholarly writing

Why work with us?

Becoming a CACTUS Freelance Editor will provide you with a platform to apply your scholarly knowledge and English-language skills. Our rigorous recruitment process ensures that we select only the best editors. Our managing editors, reviewers, and trainers dedicate quality time to ensure that once on-board, our freelance editors receive all the information and support they need.

Selection Process

  • We screen your CV/resume and check whether your profile meets our requirements
  • We ask you to take a short editing test
  • You hear from us within one week of submitting your completed test
  • If selected, we sign a contract and confidentiality agreement with you
  • Once the paperwork is done, you’re on-board and we’re set to go!

Note: Since these are freelance positions, and NOT employment, job hours are flexible.


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