Medical Editor (full-time; Work-from-home)

0 - 3 Years
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Posted: 7 days agoOpenings: 3Job Applicants: 28725+Job Views: 95700+

Job Description

Tip: Copy this link in your browser and take a 15-question MCQ quiz and find out if you qualify for the next round:

  • Are you inclined towards science but also have a flair for the English language?
  • Have you been known to correct grammar for your family and friends?
  • Do you enjoy reading at every opportunity you get? 

Then a career as a scientific editor may just be the right opportunity for you! CACTUS Medical is looking for candidates with advanced medical or life-science degrees and a flair for English to join our team of world-class medical editors and work in a dynamic, fast-paced global environment.

Job Description:

  • Edit different document types for global pharmaceutical clients, including but not limited to checks on language and grammar, technical terminology, and accuracy of data
  • Format documents based on journal/congress guidelines
  • Ensure that the document adheres to specified style guides
  • Consistently deliver a high-quality edit, exceeding client expectations every time
  • Contribute to team initiatives like knowledge sharing exercises and documentation of resources


You can complete the 1st of our 3-step recruitment process in the next 30 minutes!

Simply open this link in your browser and complete a 15-question multiple-choice quiz:

If you pass, we will contact you within three working days with details about the next step.

For any questions and concerns, email Joel Dsouza at

Job Location:    Mumbai, Andheri (East) or Work from Home

Required Candidate profile

Interested candidates must have:

  • MBBS/MD/PhD/MSc (Research or Life Sciences) with good understanding of clinical research and medical communications
  • High level of attention to detail and superior English-language skills
  • Basic knowledge of biostatistics
  • Literature reviewing and evaluation capabilities
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines in a high-pressure environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:Pharma / Biotech / Clinical Research

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

Role Category:Drug Regulatory Affairs/Documentation

Role:Documentation/Medical Writing

Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent


Desired Candidate Profile

Please refer to the Job description above


UG:B.Pharma - Pharmacy, BDS - Dentistry, MBBS - Medicine, B.Sc - General, Other Specialization, Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Botany, Nursing, Zoology

PG:Medical-MS/MD - Oncology, Public Health (Epidemiology), Orthopaedic, Radiotherapy, Pathology, Bio-Chemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Nephrology, Urology, Pharmacology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, MS/M.Sc(Science) - Botany, Nursing, Zoology, Other, Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, M.Pharma - Pharmacy

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

Company Profile

Cactus Communications

Cactus Communications ( is a global scientific communications company that collaborates with researchers across academic disciplines, universities, publishers, societies, and life science organizations to accelerate research impact. We offer editorial, translation, education, and training solutions for researchers; strategic and tactical scientific content solutions to global life science organizations; AI-powered scholarly publishing solutions for journals and researchers; and solutions for science dissemination and engagement with peers, public, and policymakers for wider research outreach. We also incubate seed and early-stage startups that share our mission to solve global problems with science and technology solutions. We have offices in London, Princeton, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries.

Awards and Recognition

* Cactus Communications has consistently ranked among the top 20 on the global list of the Top 100 Companies for Telecommute Jobs ( since 2016.
* Recognized as one of the Best Companies for Millennials by Times Ascent and Learning & Organisation Development Roundtable (2019).
* Emerged as one of the top 10 companies determined as a safe workplace for women in India in a survey conducted by Rainmaker (2019).
* Ranked #1 among India's Great Mid-Size Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute (2017).

CACTUS is committed to offering work opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation. CACTUS provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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Recruiter Name:Kashish Hiranandani

Contact Company:Cactus Communications