Thursday, March 2, 2017

Physics and Optics Freelance Editors, Cactus Communications

Cactus Communications is a pioneer in language services, serving more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries.

We engage a global team of highly skilled freelance editors who are experts in various academic fields. CACTUS is honoured to be ranked 12th (after a screening of more than 47,000 companies) on the 2017 list of Top 100 Companies for Remote/Freelance Jobs (

We’re currently looking for specialist freelance copyeditors and substantive editors. Apply now and register instantly!

Why this is a great opportunity
·         Flexibility to determine your schedule and work hours

·         Our most prolific freelancers who deliver consistently good quality earn over USD 3000 per month.

·         Additional fees of up to 20%

·        No need to relocate. As this is a freelance opportunity, we invite candidates from any location to apply.

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 Post Doc/PhD/Masters/Bachelors degree or expertise in one or more specialized subject areas in Physics and/or Optics [detailed subject-area list below]

·         Excellent English editing skill and attention to detail (prior editing experience would be great)

Cactus Communications has international subsidiaries and offers editing, translation, medical writing, and other services to researchers, academic journals, and organizations worldwide. We serve more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries and have extensive experience engaging our global community of 800+ freelancers.

To apply, please email with your updated CV at the earliest. Please mention that you came across our advertisement on the PER jobs website.

Detailed subject-area list
·         Physics:
Acoustics and ultrasonics, Applied physics, Astronomy and astrophysics, Atomic and molecular physics, Condensed matter physics, High-energy and particle physics, Lasers, Linear physics, Magnetism, Medical physics, Nonlinear physics, Nuclear physics, Optics, Other – Physics, Plasma, Quantum physics, Radiation, Solid-state physics, Statistical and mathematical physics, Theoretical physics, Photonics, Imaging physics, Photovoltaics, Spintronics and plasmonics
·         Optics:
Atmospheric and oceanic optics, Atomic/Molecular physics, Coherence and statistical optics, Detectors, Diffraction and gratings, Fiber optics and optical communications, Fourier optics and signal processing, General optics, Geometric optics, Holography, Image processing, Imaging systems, Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology, Integrated optics, Lasers and laser optics, Machine vision, Materials, Medical optics and biotechnology, Microscopy, Nonlinear optics, Optical data storage, Optical design and fabrication, Optical devices, Optics at surfaces, Optics in computing, Optoelectronics, Other areas of optics, Physical optics, Quantum optics, Remote sensing and sensors, Scattering, Spectroscopy, Thin films, Ultrafast optics, Vision, color, and visual optics, X-ray optics

Closing date: 20th March, 2017

Please note that we are currently not hiring from the State of New York.
If you are from New York, please email your resume to, and we will let you know if there are any suitable openings in the future.