Research Associate

Updated: March 23, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 8822

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Are you inquisitive, research-minded and interested in public health, healthcare public relations, media, or marketing? We are seeking a Research Associate eager to explore the intersection of health, media, and communications to understand what drives our perceptions and behavior.

The ideal candidate has demonstrated research and technical skills, a collaborative mindset, and an ability to think strategically through a research question to deliver the right insights to the right audience.


Primary responsibilities will include ongoing media monitoring, media analysis, measurement, and support for custom research requests. These projects may include backgrounders, landscape analyses, influencer mapping, survey research, and brand audits. You will have an opportunity to partner with colleagues to develop research projects from concept to deliverable, delve deep into new topics, multiple therapeutic areas and explore the players and issues facing biopharma today.

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 1+ years of experience with healthcare PR, media, marketing, public health, biopharma, communications or related areas
  • Experience with online research databases or advanced search (e.g., Factiva, PubMed) – specific platforms less important than search strategy
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple deadlines
  • Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong writing skills and an ability to translate data or research into clear and concise findings

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)

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