Medical Editor: Inviting Freshers

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 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.

CACTUS is proud to be ranked 1st among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces – 2017 in a study conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute India in association with MINT, by HT Media.

We’re also ranked 18th among the Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia – 2018 in a study conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute.

Job Description:

  • Edit different document types for global pharmaceutical clients by checking the language, 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

Candidate Profile:

Interested candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD degree in biomedical sciences
  • A medical (MD/MS/MBBS, BAMS, BHMS) or pharmacy (BPharm/MPharm/PharmD) educational background or a degree or diploma in clinical research will be an added advantage
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills (TOEFL/IELTS score is preferred)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Functional knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Demonstrated ability to work with tight timelines and a collaborative environment

Location: Mumbai, Andheri East or Work from Home

New college or university graduates are welcome to apply.


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

Application process

To Apply, please click here to take a short medical editing test.

For more details, you can call Karan Palwankar at +91 22 6714 8888( Ext 8842) or write to him at

Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.
A/603, Satellite Gazebo, Guru Hargovind Singh Marg,
Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400093, India
Phone: +91–22–67148888 Fax: +91–22–67148889
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