Lux Research is actively looking for smart; scientifically minded individuals who are looking to explore employment opportunities outside of a lab or engineering setting! This position is a great opportunity for recent graduates looking to use their sciences or engineering education in a business setting by working on consulting projects in an advisory services firm.
The Research Associate role is an entry-level position on the Lux Research Consulting team. Research Associates learn and perform a variety of skill sets including; researching technologies and markets, analyzing companies, constructing landscapes of innovation in emerging technologies, assessing market opportunities for new technologies, and conducting technical interviews with executives in order to help our clients make better decisions about R&D investments, partnerships, and technology strategy.
A Research Associate spends significant time identifying and analyzing technologies and companies, patents, scientific publications, assessing potential technology impact, and interviewing technology executives, in order to aggregate and associate data for pattern analysis and developing structured datasets and create presentable and logical summaries and conclusions.
Given the highly technical focus of our work and our clients' work, a degree in the sciences and/or engineering fields is required. We prioritize degrees in Physics, Material Sciences and Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering.
We are specifically seeking a Research Associate for our Consulting practice, so you must enjoy and thrive in an intense, dead-line driven, multi-tasking, problem solving environment with diverse personalities across a geographically dispersed team.
Other Important Qualifying Information:
We are seeking candidates local to the Amsterdam area for this role. There is no relocation assistance for this position and we are looking to fill the position immediately.
This is an entry-level position which is not appropriate for Ph.D.'s or post-docs.
This is an excellent opportunity for a technology minded individual interested in developing his/her business acumen and exploring a career in consulting.