Director of Clinical Science
18 days ago
Founded in 2007, Lumos Labs is the leader in brain training. Over 100 million people have used our Lumosity product to train their cognitive skills, completing over 7 billion cognitive games in the process. We support and conduct trailblazing research, which has led to 65 peer-reviewed publications in academic journals using Lumosity games, assessments or data. We are building one of the premiere digital health brands and are looking for talented, mission-oriented people to join us on the journey. Lumos Labs is located in the SoMa area of San Francisco, CA with remote colleagues country- and world-wide. The Director of Clinical Scienceposition can be performed anywhere in the U.S.
The Director of Clinical Science will play a key role in a new company division focused on the development of digital medicine. Lumosity’s unique dataset and foundation of research studies
has demonstrated that components from the Lumosity cognitive training product can have numerous clinical applications, both as digital therapeutics and novel, digital diagnostics. The Director of Clinical Science will provide scientific and medical guidance to build, test, and commercialize digital products across multiple therapeutic areas.
- Provide scientific and medical input across all phases of product development for novel digital medicine products across multiple therapeutic areas.
- Define and lead research programs and publication strategies for new and existing products.
- Cultivate relationships with advisors and key opinion leaders to strengthen clinical programs and create advocacy to support business objectives.
- Engage with research collaborators through the company’s Human Cognition Project and through existing and future partnerships with pharmaceutical companies.
- Collaborate with Clinical Operations to design sound clinical studies.
- Present and interpret clinical study results to internal and external stakeholders.
- Work with the Research Team to leverage the massive Lumosity dataset and dozens of prior research articles to identify candidate areas for new products.
- PhD and/or MD degree with experience in neuroscience, psychology, neurology, psychiatry, or a similar field.
- 5+ years of relevant work experience in medtech, pharmaceuticals, or a similar regulated industry.
- Strength in written and oral communication of complex clinical and scientific concepts to expert and lay audiences.
- Experience with digital medicine / “software as a medical device” is a bonus (not required).
- Experience with cognitive training or neuropsychological assessment is a bonus (not required).
- The excitement and fun of the early-stage startup paired with the maturity and stability of a later-stage business with substantial revenue and company infrastructure
- Competitive compensation, including salary and benefits on-par with later-stage companies, and equity compensation on-par with earlier-stage ones
- An egoless environment that fosters collaboration of all types. We have a culture of ownership, trust, camaraderie, and funA focus on sustainability -- in our products, our business, and for our employees
- A culture that values coming together and sharing our varied interests to illuminate new and inspiring ideas, all with a focus on helping our users make meaningful improvements in their lives
- The opportunity to learn, grow, and bond with a tight community of coworkers based in SF, and with teammates around the world (OR, WA, NJ, SD, MD, CT, IL, NV, Germany, Brazil, Serbia, Ukraine, India)
- Competitive benefits (options for individual and/or domestic partner/family medical, dental and vision plans, EAP, FSA, commuter benefits, parental and other leaves, One Medical membership and much more!)
- A collaborative culture where growth from within is encouraged
- Continuous learning budget for conferences, professional and skill development
- Flexible time off to rest, reset, and recharge
- Flexible and remote work arrangements
- Monthly wellness, internet, and cell phone reimbursements
- Fun social events such as board game nights, work anniversary celebrations, weekly happy hours, and quarterly company-wide events
- Team lunches and off-sites (past excursions include creative retreats, cooking classes, escape rooms, and terrarium building)
- Regular creative learning sessions, skill shares, forums, guest speakers, and workshops
- We recognize family is important -- we host Bring Your Child to Work Day annually as well as other kid-friendly offsite events
- We empower employees to give back to our community -- our DEI team facilitates this through activities and initiatives year-round
Lumos Labs values diversity and recognizes that employees from a broad range of perspectives improve both the practice of science and the brain training experience for everyone. We are committed to inclusion, diversifying tech, and advocating for diversity in our employees, their experiences, and the people we serve.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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