Associate Editor – Botany and Zoology (fulltime; Work-from-home)

1 - 6 Years
Mumbai, Chennai, Delhi
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Posted: 4 days agoOpenings: 3Job Applicants: 1833+Job Views: 9377+

Job Description

Take this 25 question assessment to see if you qualify for the next round: 

Job Title
Associate Editor

Reports to : Team Manager

Role and Responsibilities:

Our editing team provides language and other publication support services to authors across the globe. Our clients are predominantly researchers whose first language is not English.

As an Associate Editor , you will be required to perform quality assurance checks on edited manuscripts to ensure that they meet the standards of international publications. While your role will primarily involve reviewing the work of our editors and providing them with timely feedback, you may also be required to edit some manuscripts.

Job Benefits :

1. Global exposure: At CACTUS, you will be exposed to research carried out worldwide and will get an insiders view of the burgeoning, multi-million-dollar publishing industry. You will also 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.

2. Culture & Team : Our core values are Trust, Excellence, Integrity, Communication, Innovation, and Fun. By internalizing these and maintaining a culture of high performance, our dedicated team works together to achieve exceptional customer satisfaction.

3. Learn & Grow:
You will be trained to become adept at editing and reviewing academic manuscripts. Our goal is to help you build a career with us. We do this by creating an environment where you will grow both personally and professionally.

4. Satisfaction & Recognition : As part of our editing team, you will directly work with authors. We facilitate the dissemination of research by helping authors overcome some of the many challenges in the publication process. We ensure that good performance is recognized and rewarded in a timely manner and offer competitive salaries on par with industry standards.

Job Location:

Or work from home in any city

A little about career prospects:

In this short video, one of our Cactizens talks about how she joined CACTUS right after college and how she grew from editor to Associate Vice President in just 6 years.

How to apply:

  • Take this short practice test to get a sense of the type of questions asked:
  • Got most of them correct? Proceed to the actual test:
  • Not quite there yet? Take this free self-paced course on the basics of language and editing:
Once you are done, you should be better prepared for the actual test.

For any questions, email Enid Mendonca at

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

Required Candidate profile

  • A degree (bachelors, masters, PhD, etc.) in Medicine, Life Sciences, or Humanities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 
  • Excellent written English skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research

Functional Area:Medical, Healthcare, R&D, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology

Role Category:R&D


Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:BAMS - Any Specialization, Ayurveda, B.Com - Commerce, Any Specialization, BVSC - Veterinary Science, Any Specialization, B.A - Any Specialization, Arts&Humanities, Political Science, Communication, Economics, Psychology, English, Sociology, History, BDS - Any Specialization, Dentistry, B.Pharma - Any Specialization, Pharmacy, MBBS - Any Specialization, Medicine, B.Sc - Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Botany, Nursing, Zoology, BHMS - Any Specialization, Homeopathy

PG:MDS, M.Tech - Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, MVSC - Veterinary Science, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Botany, Nursing, Zoology, Veterinary Science, Bio-Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Microbiology, Medical-MS/MD - Bio-Chemistry, Microbiology, Pharmacology, M.Pharma - Pharmacy

Doctorate:Ph.D - Botany, Medicine, Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry/Bio-Technology, Biomedical, Radiology, Pathology, Biotechnology, M.Phil. - Immunology, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Zoology, Pathology, Botany, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Medicine

Company Profile

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 158,000 clients across 164+ countries. In line with its missionâ€"to enable growth through effective communicationâ€"CACTUS offers specialist academic editing, medical communications, publication support, transcription, translation, and training services to individuals and corporations across sectors such as academia, publishing, and pharmaceuticals.

Combining the rich experience of a multi-national, multi-functional team; the peerless capabilities of over 1400 language and business professionals; and ingenious technological innovation, CACTUS helps researchers, journals, universities, and corporations achieve their publication goals. The CACTUS culture is an eclectic yet inclusive one, where people from different countries and professional backgrounds come together to form a global team that pursues excellence, prizes integrity, and works as a unified client-focused organization.

United States | Japan | Brazil | India | South Korea | Taiwan | China

Awards and Recognition

*2014: Ranked 1st in the Professional Services category and as India’s 10th best workplace overall in the Great Place to Work Institute survey (Ranked among top 20 from 2011- 2013)

*2010: Red Herring Global 100 Award, for innovation in business

*2008: Featured among the Top 15 Exciting Emerging Companies 2008, in a NASSCOM survey

At CACTUS, we believe that diversity enriches us. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to offering work opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation. In addition, CACTUS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.
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Recruiter Name:Enid Mendonca

Contact Company:Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.