Scientific Writer- Opportunity in India for PhD's and Post-docs in the Life Sciences and Medicine

Who we are:

CACTUS provides scientific writing services to the Top 10 global pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies. The team comprises writers with advanced degrees in medicine or the life sciences. CACTUS is recognized for its expertise in providing publications and medcomm services to global client teams from the US, UK, Germany, and Japan, among other geographies. Click on the link to watch a short video of what makes us Global Publication Experts: http://bit.ly/2vFUABT

CACTUS is a performance-driven company that offers excellent professional and personal growth opportunities to it employees.The work environment is very employee-friendly, and CACTUS was placed 1st among mid-sized Indian companies in the 2017 Great Places to Work survey: http://bit.ly/2uiJmUv  

Location: Andheri- East, Mumbai (Flexible work arrangements available for those willing to relocate to India. They will also be required to spend 6-12 months in our headquarters for training. Please note all travel and stay expenses for training will be borne by CACTUS). 

The opportunity:

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding work which combines your understanding of medical science and aptitude for writing into one unique job, the Scientific Writer role is for you. This is an opportunity to grow your career and make a greater impact on the lives around you.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • You will use scientific expertise to develop high-quality, publication-ready scientific documents (manuscripts, posters, abstracts, slide kits, short communications, etc.) according to client needs under the expert guidance of the Scientific Team Lead
  • You will act as a document specialist, provide intellectual input across document types, and contribute to making cutting-edge research accessible to specific audiences as appropriate, by maintaining current awareness of developments across therapeutic areas or disciplines.
  • You will work with international pharmaceutical clients and liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including authors and key opinion leaders on critical therapeutic area issues
  • Effectively and proactively communicate with team members, authors/faculty, clients, and vendors
  • Attend workshops/seminars/ Training to hone your skills and contribute to organizational objectives.

Click on the link to watch a short video testimonial on what it means to work with CACTUS as a Scientific Writer: http://bit.ly/2uIsQd7

What’s in it for you?

  1. Global exposure: We work with the top 10 Pharmaceutical companies across the globe. So you can be assured that you get the best experience in terms of the profile you handle.
  2. Culture & Team: We never stop recruiting the best people because without an amazing team nothing is possible. People at CACTUS are awesome to work with, driven, smart and know how to get things done like nobody else.
  3. Learn & Grow: Our goal is to keep you as long possible and 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: With some of the biggest names across the globe as existing clients, doors will open and conversations will flow. You will see the results of your efforts translate into maximum impact. With a competitive salary and our recognition programmes, you will be rewarded for your success.

So how do we know that’s you? You have the personality and the experience: 

  • PhD/MD (Pharmacology) OR PhD (Life Sciences) OR MBBS/MD (Internal Medicine) OR MPharm/M.Sc with a good understanding of clinical research and medical communication
  • Publication experience, preferably as the 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 timelines

How to apply?

Send in your updated CV along with a cover letter to behappy@cactusglobal.com. Feel free to write to us in case you have any queries. Connect with us on TwitterLinkedIn, and Facebook to remain abreast of the latest developments.

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