The Stevenson Group

Research Associate

Fort Lee, NJ
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About The Stevenson Group (TSG)

A Global leader in executive search with 40 years’ experience advising clients who are changing the face of healthcare. From pre-series A start-ups to established life sciences companies, TSG partners to build expert executive leadership teams across functions, as well as boards, for the pharma, biotech, medtech, and healthcare technology sectors.


The Stevenson Group is committed to making a positive impact on the healthcare ecosystem at the local, regional, country, and global level. Internally, we encourage individuality, collaboration, risk-taking, and diverse points of view. Externally, we are client-centric consultants with best-in-class teamwork and internal alignment, focused on over-delivering against our promises.

Research Mission Statement

Our goal is to provide best-in-class research support to project teams and clients by ensuring that each project is executed flawlessly and surpasses expectations. We continually seek opportunities for improvement, because the high quality knowledge database we are building today will drive faster execution and better business results in the future.

The Role

As crucial members of every project team, Researchers are involved throughout the entire search process in various capacities, from supporting business development opportunities to leading search execution to closing assignments. They need an ownership mentality and strong project management skills to ensure that project teams are meeting specific client needs. Because Researchers work on multiple client engagements simultaneously, they have the opportunity to gain insight into the leadership strategies and business challenges faced by top Life Sciences firms. Ideal candidates for the Research role have strong business acumen, astute interpersonal judgement, and excellent communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

Search Process/Execution
Business Development
Knowledge Management
People Development


Ideal Experience
Competencies for Success
Personal Characteristics

Career Potential

TSG is dedicated to growing, mentoring, and promoting from within. We see two internal paths for Researchers at TSG:

Career Researcher

This path allows individuals to continue their passion for research.  Promotion opportunities include Senior Research Associate, Director of Research, and Director of Knowledge Management.

Research Consultant

This path allows individuals to become more hands-on in the candidate recruitment and management process.

Interested in learning more?

We’re always eager to hear from qualified candidates.