Associate Editor – Microbiology

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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:
  • Bengaluru
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 and concerns, 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


UG:BDS in Dentistry,MBBS in Medicine,BHMS in Any Specialization, Homeopathy,B.Sc in Bio-Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Botany, Nursing, Zoology,B.Pharma in Pharmacy,BVSC in Veterinary Science

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

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