English Editor

2022, August 24
English Editor 24th August 2022


The Computer Network Information Center (CNIC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has a long history of providing network, computing and data services to the research community and science outreach services to the public. Our social media accounts offer unique, informative, and entertaining sci-tech content for a global audience.


Now, they are looking for 1 native English-speaking copy editor to help them improve the art of linguistic expression.


Job Description:

  1. Firm grasp of scientific terminology, interested in science.
  2. Strong ability to edit, proofread and polish English articles for social media accounts.
  3. Work with Chinese editors and reporters in covering major events.
  4. Keep up to date with significant trends and news on mainstream and social media overseas.
  5. Part-time/Freelance: Anywhere, you can do it online.
  6. Payment: 300 RMB for each article not exceeding 500 words; 500 RMB for each article not exceeding 700 words; 700 RMB for articles with words over 700 words and not exceeding 1,000 words; for articles with more than 1,000 words, each of them would be broken up into several articles that suit the above-agreed standard. All the fees mentioned above are after tax.


  1. Native or native-like fluency in English, and under the age of 50.
  2. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills.
  3. Bachelor’s degree holders: a minimum of two years of work experience in news reporting and/or editing is a must. Graduate degree holders: Education background preferably in literature, journalism, media, communications, cultural studies, science, or related fields.
  4. With a good command of Chinese and/or being able to translate from Chinese is strongly preferred.
  5. Video reporting and editing skills are a plus.
  6. Keen interest in and solid knowledge of science.
  7. Responsible and committed team player.


If you would like to be considered for the position, please send your resume and a brief introductory email to: kepuhr@cnic.cn

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