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

0 - 3 Years
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Job Description

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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? 
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

Job Location: Mumbai, Andheri East or Work from Home

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 day with details about the next step.

For any questions and concerns, email Kashish Hiranandani 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, B.Sc - General, Other Specialization, Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Botany, Nursing, Zoology, MBBS - Medicine

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

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

Company Profile

Cactus Communications

Cactus Communications is a leading provider of scientific communication services to more than 60,000 clients across 116 countries. In line with its mission-to enable growth through effective communication-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
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Recruiter Name:Kashish Hiranandani

Contact Company:Cactus Communications