Research Concierge - Japan
Scientist Solana Beach, CA

Job Description

Half-time to full-time Japan-based employee or consultant whose main responsibility will be to review, optimize and fulfill scientific sourcing requests and to connect with and engage marketplace users by phone, by email and in person.

  • Carefully review and optimize all new sourcing requests
  • Carry out background research as needed
  • Help identify and select qualified research suppliers
  • Verify user and supplier compliance
  • Troubleshoot any user problem
  • Provide purchasing assistance as needed
  • Provide regular onsite and online marketplace training
  • Participate in science networking events

Job Requirements

  • Fluency in Japanese and English
  • BS, MS or PhD in a scientific field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Excellent phone and email communication skills
  • Self-starter capable of working independently
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to live and travel within Japan


  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options at a rapidly-growing start-up company
  • Work from your home or in our office
  • Possibility of rapid career development
  • Allows you to help make the world a better place
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