Research Director

About the job

We source published scientific research to develop evidence-based articles that are understandable for the patient community hoping to get a better understanding of IVF and the questions surrounding the many fertility options available. Our company ethos is “balanced research that helps people make decisions based on science and facts.”

We are looking for an individual to join our leadership team, someone who can lead a team of researchers and work in a collaborative environment with people who have deep levels of subject matter expertise in their respective areas.

Job Responsibilities

This role requires leading teams across the research process, which includes working with both the academic and medical communities and building stakeholder relationships.

The work involves researching scientific references (e.g., peer reviewed published manuscripts) to support online articles written for a general audience.

You will work with the research team to gather, analyze, and synthesize research. You will provide coaching, feedback, and have a deep knowledge base of fertility.

Who are we looking for?

This role is suitable for someone who has a PhD or has been a practicing Reproductive Endocrinologist, (RE) or someone with experience and research interest in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and fertility.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Outstanding writing skills and the ability to write about research findings for a more generalized (non-researcher) audience. Enjoys describing scientific concepts in easy-to-understand language.
  • An excellent understanding of the patient's experience and/or community.
  • A strong understanding of the research hierarchy and can acknowledge and summarize why some research pieces are better than others.
  • Dedication to evidence-based research, including presenting contradictory findings in an unbiased and balanced format.
  • Analytical skills drive your ability to decipher research methods and statistics and explain the meaning of the research methods and statistics.
  • The ability to work independently and to support the wider team.
  • Well-honed organizational and communication skills. This includes strong project management skills and facilitation skills.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills.

Other details

Assignments will be provided on an ongoing basis. This is a part-time contract/temporary position which is fully remote, and we anticipate the role taking approximately 5-15 hours per week. You will need to supply your own laptop and WiFi to access the online virtual office. Renumeration will be paid on an hourly basis, at a negotiable rate based on experience.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please send any questions to the email provided below. Please submit your CV/resume to: Subject: Research Director

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