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1 - 10 years
Keywords / Skills
MD, MS, MBBS, PhD, Medical Writing, Publications, Publication Writing, Scientific Writing, CSR, Narratives, Clinical Research
M.Pharm, Phd
Pharmaceutical/ Biotechnology
Documentation/ Medical Writing
5.00 - 10.00 lacs
Posted On
3rd Jan 2014
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Medical Writer
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Job Description

Medical Writing presents PhDs and post-docs proficient in writing and passionate about communicating science with the opportunity to work in an exciting, high-growth industry outside academia. The Medical Writing team at CACTUS specializes in providing scientifically rigorous medical and scientific writing services for pharmaceutical corporations, clinical research organizations, and researchers worldwide. We are looking for experienced researchers to join our team of world-class medical writers and work in a dynamic, fast-paced global environment.

Job responsibilities

  • Use scientific expertise to develop high-quality, publication-ready scientific documents (manuscripts, posters, abstracts, short communications, presentations, etc.)
  • Work with international pharmaceutical clients and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including authors and key opinion leaders on critical therapeutic area issues
  • Act as a document specialist, provide intellectual input across document types, and contribute to making cutting-edge research accessible to specific audiences
  • Develop and maintain necessary templates, formats, and styles to ensure that documents generated meet industry, regulatory, internal, and client requirements

Candidate profile

  • PhD/MD (Pharmacology) or PhD (Life Sciences) or MBBS/MD (Internal Medicine) with a good understanding of clinical research and medical communication
  • Publication experience, preferably as first author on papers published in medical journals
  • Clear, concise, scientific style of writing, with a 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 time lines

Selection process: Screening tests, followed by two or more rounds of interview

Compensation: In keeping with industry standards and candidate’s skills/experience


Relocation support will be provided


Career progression: CACTUS is a high-growth, performance-driven organization. It offers multiple avenues for growth to those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, progressive environment.

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About Company
Cactus Communications is a pioneering language services company serving more than 25,000 clients across 73 countries. In line with its mission—growth through effective communication, Cactus offers specialist academic editing, medical communications, publication support, transcription, and training services to individuals and corporations across sectors such as academia, publishing, and pharmaceuticals.

Combining the rich and diverse experiences of a multi-national, multi-functional team; the peerless capabilities of over 600 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, wherein people from different countries, cultures, and backgrounds come together as part of a global team that pursues excellence and prizes integrity as it builds a dynamic, client-focused organization that makes a difference.

Philadelphia, USA | Tokyo, Japan | Mumbai, India | Seoul, South Korea | Shanghai, China |Taipei, Taiwan ROC

Awards and recognitions
Ranked 13th in the ‘Best Companies to Work For 2011’ survey by the Great Place to Work for Institute
Red Herring Global 100 Award 2010, for innovation in business
Featured among the Top 15 Exciting Emerging Companies 2008, in a NASSCOM survey
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