Scientific/Medical Writer

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.

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People with an international work experience will feel at home with the work culture at CACTUS.

CACTUS was placed 1st among mid-sized Indian companies in the 2017 Great Places to Work survey: http://bit.ly/2uiJmUv
We were recently ranked #18 in the top 25 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia – 2018, a study conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute

CACTUS was also ranked 1st as Best Organization for Women Empowerment / Women Talent Development in 2019

Location: India

At CACTUS, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. In addition, CACTUS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate 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.

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

  1. PhD/MD (Pharmacology) OR PhD (Life Sciences) OR MBBS/MD (Internal Medicine) OR PharmD, MPharm/M.Sc with a good understanding of clinical research and medical communication
  2. Publication experience, preferably as first author on papers published in medical journals
  3. Clear, concise, scientific style of writing, with a high level of attention to detail and superior English-language skills
  4. Basic knowledge of biostatistics
  5. Literature reviewing and evaluation capabilities
  6. Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines