Job Opportunity for Language editor at TISS in Mumbai

Website Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

About the Organization

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is a multi-campus public university in Mumbai, India. It is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education and was founded in 1936 in the then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.

Job Description

The role of the language editor would be to conduct English language editing of the policy/technical briefs related to the project, the manuscripts to be sent for peer review publications. He/she should check the documents for grammar, technical errors, flow of the content. The role also includes thorough proof reading of different documents that the project head shall request for.

Education Qualification/Required Skills and Experience

Post-graduation in English/Mass Communication/Health and Allied subjects 2. Previous experience in editing work related to topics in health. 3. An eye for detail and perfection.

Desirable requirements:

  • Post-graduation degree in social sciences or related degree program with excellent English – language skills.
  • Experienced candidates with 2-3 years of manuscript writing, published papers in reputed journals and editing peer-reviewed journals.
  • Strong research and analytical skills and can work to tight deadlines.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office or Google Docs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Compensation will range from 1000 to 1200 per page, with the specific rate determined by the level of editing required, ranging from medium to high. Compensation will be given after submission of edited document.

The application should be sent with the following documents via email with the Subject Line: “Application for the post of Language editor consultant” with the updated curriculum vitae attached. To demonstrate your knowledge, include one edited research paper, report, or article in the track mode form.

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