Dec 24

Job: Researcher – iii career (Washington, D.C., USA)

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Posted by: iii career / Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development
Location: Washington, D.C., USA
Contract: Full-time

Thanks to iii career / Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development for passing along the following job opening.

Job Description

  • Collecting relevant information and preparing reports to the director on the following topics of the organization’s interest in the North American area on a daily basis.
    • Medical R&D policy and related movements
    • Projects and initiatives on medical R&D
    • Groundbreaking medical R&D results and technical trends
    • Other news that may affect medical R&D trends and policy, including political activities.
  • As part of item (1), conducting the following under the director’s permission or order and reporting the result to the director.
    • Internet and literature survey.
    • Participation in related events, as well as providing input to the events and following up on action items as necessary.
    • Meeting and growing relationships with related parties.
    • Identifying new conferences and potential affiliates.
    • Any other necessary activities.
  • Supporting the director, such as coordinating, negotiating, and setting up appointments with other parties for the director.
  • Creating newsletters related to the activities of the organization.
  • Conducting special investigations and preparing reports upon orders from the director.
  • Taking part in planning, managing, and operating the events hosted/sponsored by the organization.
  • Providing technical advice to the director.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the director.


  • BA degree or above. (a degree in a related field such as R&D policy, biology, medicine, pharmacy, etc. preferred.)
  • Related experience in R&D policy, investigation firm, medical science, pharmacy, biology, healthcare, etc.
  • Proficiency in English and Japanese. (The researcher must write reports in fluent Japanese without errors.)
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

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