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Data Specialist: Biopharma Research and Business Development

BioCentury's Database Group has full-time openings for Clinical/Financial/Deal Data Specialists.

The position is part of a job family that includes Data Specialists, Researchers and Analysts. Data Specialists collect, categorize, input, and edit various types of data (e.g. clinical, financial, licensing and M&A transactions) that populate BioCentury's database platform BCIQ. The responsibilities include data collection, writing brief news items, data entry and data curation. Data collection may include reviewing company press releases and SEC filings, conducting phone interviews with company executives, and searching relevant sections of BioCentury archives.

The position requires at least an undergraduate degree in one of the following disciplines: Life Sciences (e.g. Biology), Business, Finance, Economics or related fields.  Relevant work experience is a plus.

All candidates will be asked to:

Demonstrate the ability to analyze, categorize and summarize key aspects of drugs in development, clinical trial data, company financial data, and licensing transactions
Demonstrate the ability to multitask and quickly prioritize work assignments
Demonstrate the ability to research, write and manipulate data through knowledgeable use of online technologies, including Access as well as Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with information sources and colleagues in a professional manner
Demonstrate the ability to write clearly and accurately

The work environment is casual; however, professional behavior, rapt attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines are absolute requirements.

Finally, all BioCentury employees are obligated to meet the highest standards with respect to accuracy, conflict of interest, intellectual property rights, slander, confidentiality and respect for information sources and readers.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of Susan Morgan at

Compensation and Benefits commensurate with experience
Company sponsored health and life insurance
Bonus / 401K Plan
Position based in either the Redwood City or Chicago office