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Primary Research Specialist - Competitive Intelligence

Location: Louisville, KY

Department: Life Science Group

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Sedulo Group, a leading global competitive strategy firm, has an immediate opening for a PhD, MD or RN to support our Healthcare Consulting Practice. This is a full-time salaried position that will provide an opportunity to leverage your degree to transition into the pharmaceutical industry.

Sedulo Group specializes in providing pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies with the tactical and strategic insights needed to outmaneuver the market and their competition.

This Primary Research Specialist role offers a wide variety of work, the opportunity to help shape the strategy of top tier pharmaceutical companies and the ability to carve out your own niche based on your specific expertise. You will work in collaboration with other experts on a cross functional team.

The following are just a few samples of our recent work in Healthcare Competitive Strategy:

  • Development of go-to-market strategy
  • Assessment of changes in the treatment paradigm
  • Review of clinical development timelines and assessment of likelihood of success
  • Rx to OTC strategy support
  • Physician perspectives on treatment options

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Adherence to Sedulo Group Standard Operating Procedures, both independently, and within the dynamic of a team environment.
  • Upholding high, professional company standards at all times, including strict adherence to all ethics policies.
  • Partnering with Analysts, Project Managers, and Senior Management to achieve client objectives.
  • Exhibiting a professional, positive attitude with a willingness to grow professionally.


  • A strong clinical background.  
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport and establish relationships.
  • An inquisitive nature and analytical thinking skills.
  • The willingness and desire to work in multiple therapeutic areas.  
  • Flexibility, stamina, drive, a strong work ethic, motivation, and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with team members and senior staff to meet project goals and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An interest in the clinical and research side of the pharmaceutical industry.  


  • A Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program, MD, DO, EdD, RN or AANP.  A current license is not required.
  • Also highly considered: a PhD in immunology, biology, biochemistry or related fields.  
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic PC skills.
  • A valid Passport.
  • Global travel and attendance at major medical conferences.

It is not required that prospective candidates have experience in healthcare consulting. Sedulo Group offers an extensive on-the-job training program, designed to develop the skills needed to enable employees to leverage their clinical backgrounds and medical credentials to support our client’s business needs. 

This is a full time salaried position with the potential for performance-based bonuses. In addition to extremely competitive pay, Sedulo offers a matching 401K, health, vision, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability, a flexible work environment, a generous flex-PTO plan and ongoing professional development. This position is located at Sedulo Group headquarters in Louisville, KY.


Competitive Intelligence, or CI, is the process of collecting and analyzing competitive information from primary sources in order to obtain intelligence not available through secondary research. Focusing on primary source intelligence, Sedulo provides its clients with the most reliable and succinct picture of the competition.

The goal of CI is to provide decision makers with the actionable intelligence needed to assess, develop and execute their strategic and tactical business objectives. Sedulo Group employees have been providing industry leading CI deliverables to companies for over 10 years.

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