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Tuesday, December 13, 2011


Research Consultant for Life Sciences Firm in NYC

Company Overview: This firm is a global life science competitive strategy consultancy providing decision support to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry throughout their drug development and commercialization process. They are heavily focused in the oncology space and are looking to expand their team with individuals who have proven expertise/background in this therapy area. Individuals who join this company will primarily support oncology projects, but will have versatility and skill to work in a range of other exciting therapy areas, gaining exposure to the full drug lifecycle from preclinical to clinical development, regulatory and commercialization strategies.

Description of Position: As a Research Analyst you will be working as a team member on a range of projects, to develop high quality insights that will support the client’s decision making process. The individual hired into this role will use a number of proprietary databases to build their knowledge base. They will also tap into the knowledge and expertise of a range of industry stakeholders and key opinion leaders through telephone research and attendance at international medical congresses. Individuals will have to quickly get up to speed on different therapeutic areas as they move from project to project.

Candidate Requirements:
- Higher degree (Masters or PhD) in the biomedical or life sciences
- Specialization in oncology preferred
- Proven written and oral communication and presentation skills
- Openness to travel (20-30% of your time)

- Oncology experience through academic research or business
- Diagnostic experience/expertise Diagnostic either through academic research or business
- Foreign language skills
- Life Science industry experience
- Pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical marketing or market research experience
- Strategy consulting experience
- Strong knowledge of and application of pharmaceutical research resources
- Understanding of market/financial analysis in context of Life Sciences business needs

To apply: Email your CV and cover letter with a description of your background and statement regarding your skills and their relevance to this job to Lauren Celano, CEO of Propel Careers, at Please reference job # 02-103.
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