Agro Innovation -- Research Analyst (Boston-based)
Lux Research is seeking candidates for a Research Analyst opening in our Agro Innovation vertical. 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; devising 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 within our Agro Innovation practice will be required to cover and advise on emerging technologies across the agricultural value chain including agro-genomics, genetically modified crops, advanced breeding, precision agriculture, next generation fertilizers and pesticides, equipment, sensors and control, as well as market dynamics surrounding regulations, geopolitics and policy. Adoption of such innovations will impact the global food security in a major way over the first half of this century.
Work with a team of expert Analysts and Senior Analyststo develop and test research hypotheses and prepare findings for clients surrounding both the technological and market aspects of the agriculturalindustry.
Conduct primary interviews for written emerging technology research reports, including developing and executing sets ofinterviews with senior-level executives at large corporations, technologystart-ups, and other organizations.
Conduct extensive secondary research drawing on diversesources, including business and trade press, academic publications, patentfilings, and conference presentations.
Produce written research reports, including creative visual depictions of data and ideas.
Manage client deliverables and interactions.
Develop a network of contacts and relationships amongbusiness and scientific leaders in emerging technologies related to the agriculturalindustries.
Develop a network of contacts and relationships amonggovernment agencies and non-profit organizations concerned with foodsecurity
Support Lux Research's business development team through targeted product positioning and proof of capabilitydemonstrations.
MarketResearchCareers.com - 15 months ago