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Research Associate – Digital Health and Wellness (Boston, New York, Amsterdam or Singapore)

The healthcare industry today is more challenged than ever before with rising healthcare costs, an aging population, and an emerging middle class placing increased demands on the health system. Digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) promise to alleviate some of these pressures and even threatens to disrupt the healthcare system whereby it will become more decentralized and patient-centric. Lux Research is seeking a Research Associate to support our research in this high-growth area.   

Research Associates develop research and analyses that help Lux clients make better decisions about investments, partnerships, and technology strategy, and directly advise clients on topics related to their research. The Research Associate will spend much of their time speaking with startups and large companies that are developing cutting-edge technologies and solutions for healthcare such sensing technologies, digital health platforms, wearables, digital therapeutics, and point of care devices.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a geographically diverse team to develop and test research hypotheses and prepare findings for clients.
  • Conduct primary 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.
  • Understand client business needs to develop and deliver high-value research.

Requirements:

  • Background or experience in one or more of the following: healthcare, life sciences, biomedical engineering, mathematics, physics, or engineering.
  • Deep intellectual curiosity about the healthcare ecosystem and how emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, and wearables are disrupting healthcare.
  • Willingness to go the extra mile to meet client needs in a fast-moving, rapidly growing, 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 is a plus.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin, Japanese, or Korean is a plus.

More About Lux:

Lux Research is a leading provider of tech-enabled research and advisory solutions, helping clients drive growth through technology innovation. A pioneer in the research industry, Lux uniquely combines technical expertise and business insights with a proprietary intelligence platform, using advanced analytics and data science to surface true leading indicators. With quality data derived from primary research, fact-based analysis, and opinions that challenge traditional thinking, Lux clients are empowered to make more informed decisions today to ensure future success.

Analysis you trust. Opinions you rely on. Make better decisions, faster. For more information visit www.luxresearchinc.com, connect on LinkedIn, or follow @LuxResearch.

Lux Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.

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