InsideTracker: Senior Scientific Leader

InsideTracker provides personalized nutrition and wellness with a powerful, evidence-based digital platform. We are a fast paced, growing company located in the Kendall Square area of Cambridge. At InsideTracker we’re all about driving results and creating experiences that improve lifespan and healthspan. We are looking for a Senior Scientific Leader to work closely with our Founder and Chief Scientific Officer as well as our world-class SAB. You will help lead and inspire a dynamic team of scientists, data scientists, nutritionists, exercise physiologists, algorithm experts and software engineers who innovate and develop InsideTracker’s science and data platforms. No wet lab work is involved in this position but direct exposure to the market and our customers is most definitely needed

Requirements:

  • PhD in a relevant field 
  • Experience recruiting, managing and inspiring 10+ scientists 
  • Extensive knowledge of (and, frankly, passion for) systems biology and/or computational biology
  • Working knowledge and understanding of biomarkers
  • Experience working through the end-to-end R&D process, from concept to product in the market (multiple product launches)
  • Proven thought leadership capabilites with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative problem solving in high-complexity environments 
  • Strong desire to mentor and nurture the next generation of scientists coupled with a passion for team work
  • 5+ years of experience in an industry management role, with direct exposure to business stakeholders and proven results
  • Multi-tasking, linear & structured thinking, and the ability to distill complexity into simplicity are key attributes for success
  • Translating complex biology into mass-market, simple technology gets you excited, and you have a passion for our vision of using DNA, blood, physiological markers, microbiome and more into the solution to better health for the world
  • Unbridled optimism + drive + pragmatism 
Full-time