Research Executive – Life Sciences
3d ago


Shapiro+Raj is the largest certified minority business enterprise insights and inspiration company in North America. Our mission is to help Fortune 500 clients find new and different ways to grow their brands in today's continually reshaping landscape.

We have integrated behavioral science principles with battle-tested brand marketing experience to creatively connect the dots between what consumers think, feel, say, and do.

The results are powerful commercially viable insights that identify new pathways for growth. Headquartered in the heart of Chicago with an office in New York, we are evolving to become one of the most desired market research consultancies in the world.

We are proud to offer unparalleled flexibility when it comes to where and how you work.

The Research Executive, Life Sciences position at Shapiro+Raj is an opportunity needing applicants with a high potential for growth, those with the drive to contribute to strategic client relationships, and for those who want to apply their qualitative and quantitative skills in our world of insights and brand strategy.

This position works within our Healthcare team, focusing on developing actionable insights for our pharmaceutical clients.

Executives are primarily responsible for the successful delivery of market research projects and works closely with Managers, field partners and analytics staff in a supportive role and dynamic role, assisting in all phases of the project.

Creative thinking and collaborative problem solving are key to this position!


Core responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the below :

Core responsibilities

  • Manages all phases of research with support from senior team members, including project set-up, methodological design, fieldwork, analysis, and reporting for national and global scale projects (both qualitative and quantitative).
  • Works directly with clients to understand their information and business needs
  • Works independently to understand background information relevant to research topics.
  • Contributes to strategic design of qualitative discussion guides and quantitative survey instruments.
  • Plays key role in data collection including observation and note-taking of qualitative research interviews; and / or testing online surveys and monitoring data collection of quantitative studies.
  • Leads qualitative and quantitative analysis, including compiling, interpreting, prioritizing, and verifying diverse data sets, with the support of senior team members.
  • Contributes to developing actionable client solutions, through brainstorming and collaboration with our Strategy team members.
  • Delivers logical, clear, and engaging reports for review by senior team members, summarizing findings, implications, opportunities, and recommendations.
  • Professional Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates the highest level of professionalism through qualities such as punctuality, time management, reliability, demeanor, written and verbal correspondence, and ethics
  • Communicates effectively with your assigned team and other staff within the organization; accept and apply critiques and suggestions to daily work in an effort to become more adept and / or efficient
  • Upholds the Shapiro+Raj Employee Guidelines in an ethical manner as a representative of the organization
  • Education and / or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or university equivalent plus 2+ years related experience and / or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous relevant experience in healthcare is extremely desirable.
  • Shapiro+Raj is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Shapiro+Raj does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    It is our intention that all qualified applications are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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