Fellowship in Life Sciences Consulting @ Alacrita Consulting, Inc.

May 19, 2021

About Alacrita Consulting Inc. 

Alacrita is a leading life sciences consulting firm with offices in Boston and London.  We deliver business development, product/drug development and strategy &  commercialization support to the world’s leading biotech and pharma companies.  

Location: Remote  

About the Fellowship: 

We have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, hard-working  individuals to gain valuable experience in life sciences consulting, as part of our  business development practice, where we support biotech and pharma clients in  asset search/scouting, market and competitive landscape assessments, asset  valuations and due diligence, and transactional support (in-licensing and out licensing). This is a paid, part-time position with the opportunity to work remotely,  with a highly flexible work schedule to fit around your availability and educational  commitments.  


You will be required to conduct intensive desk research online and in  pharma/biotech industry-standard business databases. You will draw upon your  scientific training and expertise to quickly gather information and synthesize  scientific data in order to acquire a strong working knowledge on multiple  therapeutic areas and evaluate product candidates in preclinical and clinical  development.  


Through this Fellowship, you will have exposure to some of the most exciting,  cutting edge science that is being developed by the biotech and pharmaceutical  industry, and will gain knowledge on key aspects of the drug development  process and business development in the life sciences industry.    

Who we are looking for:  

Applicants MUST have a PhD (Postdoctoral Associate/Fellow) from a top-tier  university or be pursuing a PhD (PhD candidate) at a top-tier university in the  biological sciences or related field.  

• Background in cancer biology, immunology, pharmacology, neurobiology,  inflammatory disease, gene therapy, or infectious disease (academic research  or other industry related work) is highly desired.  

• You can commit to working up to 10 hours per week, for a minimum period of  6 months.  

• You have an entrepreneurial mindset and enthusiastically apply yourself to  new challenges. 

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• Readily willing to help colleagues with various tasks.  

• You have a general understanding of the drug development process and  emerging therapeutic technologies.  

• Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S., without U.S. employer sponsorship    

In addition, you:  

• Can encapsulate ideas and concepts in concise, well written English  • Speak English fluently  

• Show a high degree of precision in thinking and communicating  • Have excellent attention to detail and orientation toward meticulous work  • Ability to organize your work and meet tight deadlines  

• Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality  

• Project and maintain a professional and positive attitude  

• Personal comfort with and access to Microsoft Office applications and the  internet.  

Alacrita Consulting values and actively pursues a diverse workforce and complies  with EEOC laws and regulations.  

Interested applicants, please email your resume and cover letter to  cowens@alacrita.com.