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Competitive Intelligence Researcher - Virtual

LibSource, a division of LAC Group, seeks an experienced Competitive Intelligence Researcher to join our Virtual Research team. The research request areas include medical devices, biomed, chemical, scientific, etc.

  • Independently conducts retrospective literature and patent searches on technical and business topics for clients.
  • Produces and distributes regular alerting bulletins covering technical subjects of recurring interest.
  • Monitors new developments and commercial activities of client competitor companies in key emerging technologies.
  • Provides analysis of above search/monitoring results to create periodic reports, including graphical representations and summary conclusions.
  • Works with other team members to implement and sustain information services.

  • Two years of experience in technical information research and/or analysis. Experience/knowledge of the medical device/bio industry is preferred.
  • A graduate degree or post-graduate qualification in Information and Library Management, Information Science is required.
  • Experience with databases/search services including: EBSCO, Ovid, STN, Factiva, etc.