Market Analyst

Science and Medicine Group logo
  • Full Time
  • Remote

Science and Medicine Group

As part of Science and Medicine Group, Strategic Directions International (SDi) is the leading publisher of market intelligence reports for the analytical and life science instrumentation industry. Founded in 1981, the company has published hundreds of market reports and provided proprietary consulting services for a multitude of clients.

We are now offering a terrific opportunity for an enthusiastic professional with a life science background looking to expand or transition their career into a more business-oriented role. As a market analyst and part of our publication team, you will be responsible for conducting primary and secondary research to support the development of customer-ready market reports on the analytical and life science instrumentation industry.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively execute projects and assignments to deadlines
  • Gather secondary research and use both top-down and bottom-up approaches to size markets and its verticals for the analytical and life science instrumentation industry
  • Evaluate financial data, combine qualitative information, and compose well-structured descriptions of the current market situation for industry participants
  • Produce customer-ready drafts of reports and deliver to management for further production, editing, or proofing
  • Composing occasional articles for our blog and newsletter on scientific topics
  • Occasionally design survey questions and survey flow for target scientific populations; analyze survey data and statistics
  • Collaborate with other analysts and staff as necessary to support quality production of project work


Previous experience:

  • Hands-on experience with instruments such as chromatography, mass spectrometry, PCR, sequencing, or other instruments in academia or industry
  • At least two years of work experience in a laboratory environment


  • A working knowledge of company financial statements, world economics, and currency effects
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel to generate effective graphs and tables from primary and secondary research data
  • Excellent writing skills using proper grammar and sentence structure
  • Ability to extrapolate market trends and “tell a story” using incomplete information
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and set strategic priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with management, colleagues, and clients


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a scientific field, such as biology, biochemistry, physics, genetics, or related areas
  • Advanced coursework or master’s degree or equivalent experience in a business field (i.e. MBA) or scientific field is preferred, but not required

This is a remote position available to candidates working in the United States (and legally authorized to work in the United States). Please email your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications. Candidates should also be prepared to provide a writing sample with a professional or journalistic tone about a scientific topic.

EOE: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.