Career Opportunities

Senior Research Analyst

Reports to Director of Research


BioCentury is seeking a Senior Research Analyst to conduct data analysis and research as part of our Strategic Intelligence team.

BioCentury provides independent deep-dive analysis, high-quality data and high-impact networking events for biopharmaceutical executives and investors in the U.S., Europe and Asia. We employ a fully integrated multimedia platform — including electronic publications, online data solutions, interactive websites, webcasts, and in-person as well as digital conferences. No matter where our customers are in the drug development process — from idea to patient — we help answer critical questions, decipher strategic trends, objectively evaluate product and business strategies, and assess competitive, financial, and policy risks.

Key Job Objective:

The Senior Research Analyst works with the Director of Research, and across departments, to compile and evaluate primary and secondary research supporting BioCentury’s core businesses of written content, data and conferences.


In general, Senior Research Analysts support research for analytical content creation and help advise project teams on data inclusion for the Company’s BCIQ database. In particular, the Senior Research Analyst works closely with the Business Development department to provide the research and expert input required to successfully carry out BioCentury’s conference business.

To do so, the Senior Research Analyst is expected to develop and apply expertise in expertise in the landscape of biopharma companies, including tracking new players in emerging fields as well as progress of established players, and to develop and apply expertise on hot topics and trends in the biopharma industry to identify themes and upcoming inflection points for specific companies, disease areas or technologies.

Specific responsibilities include:

Conducting research to support editorial analysis and conference content, including gathering data from the Company’s BCIQ database and external sources on industry product pipelines, financings, deals, R&D and other topics.

Working with Editorial analysts to design research projects and surveys and structuring the results in a logical way that allows conclusions to be drawn and trends to be detected.

Translating research results into short data content and data visualizations that “tell a story.”

Working closely with the Business Development team to select presenting companies for BioCentury’s conferences, using biopharma domain knowledge to evaluate candidate companies; evaluate sponsor nominations for presenting companies; and group presenters by themes to help structure a compelling and informative agenda for attendees.

Working closely with Editorial Analysts and Business Development to apply knowledge of the biopharma domain to construct relevant and timely content for BioCentury’s conferences.

Providing data for external or internal presentations by Company executives or Editorial leaders.

Working with members of other departments in the Company, including Sales & Customer Success, to answer questions about the biophama landscape and otherwise support business information needs throughout the company.


• 3+ years of experience conducting primary and secondary research for analysts, investors or consultants.
• Ability to demonstrate advanced familiarity with the biotech and pharma ecosystem, including fluency with the scientific and medical underpinnings of drug development.
• Ability to demonstrate understanding of financing mechanisms for public and private companies.
• Ability to create and manage large data sets.
• Advanced ability to identify and work with key data sources, including but not limited to; EDGAR; domestic and foreign stock exchanges; financial data services like Xignite; global regulatory platforms; and patent databases.
• Advanced ability in the use of relevant business software and analytical tools, including advanced Excel, PowerBI. and PowerPoint.
• Advanced ability in the application of data visualization tools like Flourish.
• Demonstrated competence with collaborative work and project management tools such as Slack, SharePoint and Asana.
• Ability to work independently, multi-task, work across matrixed teams, and manage time and resources to deliver results on deadlines, proactively seeking direction as needed.
• Ability to work across multiple time zones with staff and external research sources in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

This is a full-time position located in the U.S. This position is not available in California, Colorado, New York or Washington.

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 our audience.


• Salary commensurate with experience
• Company-sponsored U.S. health and life insurance
• 401(k) plan

Interested Candidate please submit a cover letter and resume to: