Copy Editing Trainee

About the role

TNQTech is looking for a trainee copy editor to join our growing team of people working to redefine content and technology in the scholarly publishing landscape. As a copy editing trainee, you will be mentored by copy editors and language editors to deliver manuscripts that are error-free and ensure that they are ready for the next stages: language editing and conversion.


  • Edit documents as per the publisher’s style guides and as guided by senior copy editors and language editors in the team
  • Check manuscripts for punctuation, spelling, clarity, consistency, and subject–verb agreement
  • Ensure that manuscripts are ready for language editing, and conversion

The ideal candidate

  • An undergraduate or postgraduate with a degree in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Plant Biology, Microbiology, Nutrition, Biochemistry, Bio Science, Polymer Science, Environmental Science, Bioinformatics, Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Pharma, or English
  • Someone with a keen eye for detail and excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Someone who is skilled with MS Word
  • An enthusiastic learner with a passion for reading and editing
  • Someone who is available to work in rotational shifts (night shifts are not assigned to women)

Shift schedule

  • 1st shift: 6.15 a.m. – 1.45 p.m.
  • 2nd shift: 1.45 p.m. – 9.15 p.m.
  • Night shift: 09:15 p.m. – 06:00 a.m.