Editor: Medicine & Life Science (Work-from-Home)

Cactus Communications

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Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries. We engage a team of highly skilled editors who are experts in various academic fields. CACTUS is honoured to be ranked 15th (after a screening of more than 40,000 companies) on FlexJobs' 2016 list of Top 100 Companies for Remote/Freelance Jobs. 

 

We are currently looking to hire Editors on a full time work-from-home basis in the Life Sciences or Medicine fields.

 

Job Title: Editor: Medicine & Life Science (Work-from-Home)

 

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

 

Job Description

  • 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
  • Understand client and industry requirements and adapt working approach accordingly
  • Meet deadlines
  • Receive training to become adept at the points mentioned above

 

Qualification and Requirements 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD degree in any sub-specialization of medicine or life sciences
  • Excellent written English skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

Why This Is a Great Opportunity

  • Flexibility. You can telecommute from anywhere in Ghana
  • 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

 

Note: This is a fulltime opportunity, not part-time or freelance