Medical Editor (Telecommute)

At CACTUS, medical editors are part of the medical writing team that specializes in providing scientifically rigorous medical and scientific writing services for pharmaceutical corporations, clinical research organizations, and researchers worldwide. We are 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. 



  • Ensure timely delivery of error-free, high-quality medical documents (manuscripts, posters, abstracts, presentations, etc.) that meet international standards of written English by 
  • Correcting errors in grammar, style, and syntax 
  • Ensuring accuracy of the data and content presented 
  • Identifying and fixing flaws in logic and flow 
  • Following style guides/templates provided by the client 
  • Work with the Managing Editor to develop best-practice-driven internal standards 
  • Help Medical Writers upgrade their English-language skills 



  • 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 


Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior experience in editorial processes in a medical communications agency 
  • ELS certification or willingness to prepare for and pass the BELS exam 


Job location: 
Work from home anywhere in India

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Note: This is a fulltime opportunity, not part-time or freelance

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