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Scientific & Business Research Analyst



Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

We are seeking a highly motivated Scientific and Business Analyst to join our team to lead scientific research and business development efforts with a focus on new therapeutics for neurological diseases. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with a strong background in scientific research, as well as a solid understanding of neuropharmacology, and enthusiasm for the applications of emerging biotechnology breakthroughs to health and wellbeing.


·      Develop the scientific rationale for pipeline elements, including generation of high-quality, detailed analyses and reports to support therapeutic indication selection and pipeline progression.

·      Analyse market trends and competitor activities to inform business and R&D strategy and identify potential risks and opportunities.

·      Analyse and interpret data derived from in house and external research studies to generate high-quality reports.

·      Identify new business opportunities in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry related to neurological diseases.

·      Develop and maintain relationships with key industry stakeholders, including pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, and government agencies.

·      Stay up to date with the latest developments and trends in the pharmaceutical industry, including regulatory changes and new technologies.

·      Work across cross-functional teams to support the development of new drug candidates and ensure alignment with business goals and priorities.

·      Prepare and deliver detailed scientific presentations, reports and funding proposals.


·      Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in neuroscience, medical sciences, pharmacology, or a related field.

·      Strong scientific background preferably related to neuropharmacology and/or neurological diseases, including skills in report writing and presentations.

·      Industry experience in drug development and/or business is preferred.

·      Understanding of the drug discovery and development process, including preclinical and clinical trials, regulatory requirements, and intellectual property considerations.

·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

·      Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and make data-driven decisions.

·      Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a high degree of autonomy and accountability.

·      The individual must have full working rights within Canada (Citizen, Permanent Resident or open work permit) and be under 30 years of age due to program sponsorship requirements.

This is an entry-level position suited to a recent graduate. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a dynamic and challenging work environment with opportunities for professional growth and development. If you are passionate about the future of the neuroscience field, we encourage you to apply for this position.