December 31, 2008

Research Associate

SabryCorp is currently seeking Research Associates. The Research Associate role is an entry-level position on the Research team. Research Associates map the landscape of innovation in emerging technologies to help clients make better decisions about investments, partnerships, and strategy. They spend most of their time identifying and analyzing patents, scientific publications, and financial transactions, drawing on this work to develop and maintain a structured database. Research Associates also manage the process of inviting companies and research labs to brief our Research team, and help to produce the weekly Research Journal intelligence service.

• Conduct secondary research drawing on diverse sources, including business and trade press articles, scientific publications, patent filings, and conference presentations.
• Maintain a pipeline of briefings with senior executives at innovative companies as well as leaders of cutting-edge university and government labs.
• Author descriptive documents that profile the emerging technology activities of start-up companies, large corporations, and research laboratories.
• Assist with the production of research reports and other client deliverables.
• Help manage the operations of a rapidly-growing, geographically-dispersed team.

• Undergraduate degree with outstanding record of academic achievement and a major in the physical sciences, engineering, or operations research. One to two years of work experience is a plus.
• Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to juggle multiple tasks.
• Deep intellectual curiosity about emerging technologies.
• Willingness to do whatever it takes to meet client needs in a fast-moving, rapidly growing, start-up environment.
• Entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, collegial, and collaborative approach to work.
• Ability to write clearly about business and technical topics.
• Fluency in spoken and written Mandarin or Korean is a huge plus; Western European or Middle Eastern language skills are also desirable.
• Excellent office software skills and ability to touch type.

Please contact Nadia at inquiries (at)

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