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

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.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • 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


  • 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

Note that this is employment for a full-time position (telecommute) in India. We don’t believe in signing bonds. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply.

Job location: 
Work from home anywhere in India

Application process


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

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