Research Analyst, Bio-based Materials & Chemicals Lux Research
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Lux Research Inc is seeking candidates to fill an Analyst opening in our Bio-based chemicals and materials (BBMC) team. Analysts are the bedrock of the Lux Research team, conducting the primary and secondary research that powers the firms' research reports and consulting engagements. Analysts spend most of their time conducting primary research interviews with executives, researchers, and thought leaders; chasing down data points; analyzing quantitative data; concocting creative ways to present data and ideas visually; and helping manage the operations of a rapidly-growing, geographically-dispersed team. Analysts take on significant client-facing responsibilities commensurate with their experience and growth.
Analysts in our BBMC practice advise our clients through written reports and journals, public presentations, and quantitative assessments of emerging technologies and companies across the biomass-to-chemicals value chain (from agriculture to end products, finance, and regulation). Specific technologies and processes we cover include genetically-modified organisms, feed stock conversion (gasification, liquefaction, pyrolysis, hydrolysis, etc.), fermentation, catalysis, project development, finance, and installation. Products include bio-based ethanol, butanol, adipic acid, polylactic acid, succinic acid, as well as larger molecules, biocomposites, and higher-level structures (cellulose, lignin, tissue).
Work with a team of expert Analysts and Senior Analysts to develop and test research hypotheses and prepare findings for clients surrounding both the technological and financial aspects of the industry.
Conduct primary interviews for written research reports, including developing and executing sets of interviews with senior-level executives at large corporations, technology start-ups, and other organizations.
Conduct secondary research drawing on diverse sources, including business and trade press, academic publications, patent filings, and conference presentations.
Produce written research reports, including creative visual depictions of data and ideas.
Manage client deliverables and interactions.
Help develop and launch new client service offerings.
Develop a network of contacts and relationships among business and scientific leaders in emerging technologies.
Minimum two years work or postgraduate experience with a background or experience in one or more of the following: materials science, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering, or biomedical engineering
Deep intellectual curiosity about emerging technologies.
Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet client needs in a fast-moving, rapidly growing, start-up environment.
Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, collegial, and collaborative approach to work.
High degree of organization and attention to detail; ability to juggle multiple tasks.
Ability to write clearly and incisively about business and technical topics.
Superior listening and critical thinking skills, and ability to speak articulately and think on your feet; a good sense of humor is a major plus.
Strong analytical skill, both qualitative and quantitative.
A strong record of academic achievement. Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree or Ph.D. is desirable.
Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin or Korean is a huge plus; Western European or Middle Eastern language skills are also desirable.
Excellent office software skills and ability to touch type.
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