What you will do
- Edit manuscripts such 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
- Ensure that all subject-specific conventions are followed
What you need
- A PhD/Master’s/Bachelor’s degree or expertise in one or more specialized subject areas in physical sciences and engineering, healthcare, life sciences, medicine and surgery.
- A PhD/Master's degree in economics and statistics/business and finance/ psychology and psychosocial health care[detailed subject-area list below]
- A PhD degree in the social sciences [detailed subject-area list below]
- Excellent English editing skill and attention to detail (prior editing experience would be great)
Detailed subject-area list
Physical sciences: Engineering (all disciplines), Robotics, Automobile Engineering, Controls and Systems, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Wireless Communication, Environmental Science, Energy, Indoor Air Quality, Nuclear Physics, Analytical Chemistry, Physical/ Computational Chemistry, General Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Nanochemistry, Materials Science, Metallurgy, Alloys, Nanomaterials, Ceramics/Glass, Materials Engineering, Engineering Geology, Ceramics, Glass, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Optics, Mineralogy, Remote Sensing, Climate Science, Stratigraphy, Sedimentology, Paleontology, Geodesy, Earth Sciences
Healthcare: Cardiology, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Chemotherapy, Plastic Surgery, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Diabetes Research, Radiotherapy Planning
Life sciences: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Biomaterials, Biophysics, Biostatistics, Systems Biology, Physiology, Nanobiotechnology, Genetics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Toxicology, Drug Design & Development, Plant & Animal Genetics, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Ecology, Taxonomy, Botany, Zoology, Neurosurgery, Computational Neuroscience
Medicine: Anatomy, Endocrinology, Dentistry, Radiology, Surgery, Medicine, Ophthalmology
Social sciences: Economics and Statistics (TEX editors), Psychology, Biopsychology, Healthcare, Education, Linguistics, Literature, Archeology, Environmental Studies, Organizational Behavior, Business, and Finance
We shape the future of scholarly and medical communications using innovative
editing solutions and cutting-edge technology.
With services that provide top-notch English editing and medical writing solutions, CACTUS is committed to meeting the unique communication needs of the scholarly publishing and pharmaceutical industries engage with clients in the fields of medicine, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, physical sciences, engineering, and humanities. Our teams are dedicated to making high-quality research accessible globally and transforming drug development into a commercial success.
Why you should freelance for us
Freelancing for us will enable you to leverage your domain knowledge and professional skills in the field of scholarly communications.
1. STEADY INFLOW OF ASSIGNMENTS
With over 200,000 clients, we can provide numerous assignments to freelancers who consistently deliver quality work.
2. SYSTEMS AND PROCESSES
With an efficient workflow-management system and dedicated in-house personnel, we ensure that you are able to deliver your work in a hassle-free manner.
Creativity strikes at all hours, be it late afternoon or early morning. A freelance position will give you the opportunity to work whenever you can, wherever you can.
Our promise to you
As an organization that works with over 2000 freelancers, we understand your needs and expectations. Our constant efforts to be a freelancer-friendly organization have resulted in us being ranked among the Top 20 Companies with Remote Jobs
for 3 years running. To improve your working experience with us, here's our promise to you
Make payments on time, every time
We take our payment cycle deadlines very seriously. Our automated workflow management system tracks your assignments and the corresponding fees. So the chances of error and delays in your payment are very few. And if there are any discrepancies, we’ll sort them out on priority.
Pay attention to your questions and concerns
Just because you’re not part of an office setup doesn’t mean that you should wait endlessly for replies to questions. We understand this and we’ll value your time. If you have assignment-related queries, we will answer them promptly. For other questions, we will put you in touch with the right person and have your concerns addressed.
Be forthright about our policies
Our quality policy, standards, processes, and rating systems are there for all to see. No fine print. No ifs and buts. We are very forthright about our requirements and policies, and if you have any doubts, feel free to ask.
Provide you with a great interface to manage your work and reduce clutter
Our secure and user-friendly interface is our pride. This interface allows you to preview and claim assignments, monitor important data, and even indicate when you will be unavailable.
Give you access to some useful resources
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Seek your feedback, improve, and engage
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