Are you positive, focused on solutions, good at organization – with a strong interest in psychological health and wellness?

Total Brain is a neuroscience-based digital wellness platform for mental health and brain performance self-monitoring and self-care - powered by the world’s largest integrative and standardized database of cognitive and emotional functioning and related measures of functional brain performance.  

Total Brain is offering a unique Senior Research Assistant position, working on research and product development for this platform.  Your role involves broad research, product content and data analysis activities, including: 

  • Conducting literature reviews to assist research and product development, from areas spanning cognitive science, psychology and wellbeing
  • Extracting and analyzing data from the database to support internal R&D projects
  • Analyzing and reporting on project outcomes to facilitate sales and user engagement


You would work within a multidisciplinary team from a range of academic, corporate and software development backgrounds. You would regularly report to and work with management, and will need to be highly skilled in distilling complicated results and communicating any challenges. 


This role is most suitable for applicants with a passion for:

  • Cognitive neuroscience, psychology and wellbeing
  • The application of science outcomes in real-world products
  • Applying problem-solving skills and finding solutions


Our Values Define How We Roll:

Compassion: we deeply understand and help every stakeholder

Passion: we are 100% present - 100% of the time

Dispassion: we let go of what we don’t control and we make time to create energy for ourselves


What You'll Do:

  • Conducting literature reviews to assist research and product development, from areas spanning cognitive science, psychology and wellbeing
  • Extracting and analyzing data from the database to support internal R&D projects
  • Analyzing and reporting on project outcomes to facilitate sales and user engagement
  • A focus on solutions 
  • Working independently 
  • Working within a diverse team, with clear and positive communication skills
  • Being reliable and organized
  • Working to deadlines

What You'll Need:

  • Experience with statistical analysis software (at least intermediate level): R or equivalent
  • Training or experience in cognitive psychology or cognitive neuroscience
  • Strong research, statistical data analysis and writing skills
  • Capacity to self-manage and perform within a multidisciplinary team
  • Graduate degree with Honours in Psychology or Neuroscience (or equivalent), with at least 5 years post-graduate experience or equivalent post-graduate degree
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed organizational skills, including prioritization and time management.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills. 


Nice To Haves:

  • Experience with using a database
  • Experience in a corporate setting
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise effectively with a range of people (eg, senior management, researchers and general public – and from different countries and cultural contexts).

*Applications and further enquiries should be directed to:  


Total Brain Offers:

  • A flexible, collaborative culture where growth from within is encouraged
  • Regular lunch and learns (ENGINEERING) science education sessions, and all hands meetings 
  • Competitive benefits (options for individual and/or family medical, dental and vision plans, commuter benefits, medical & dependant flexible spending accounts)
  • Flexible time off
  • 401(k)
  • Cell phone & internet reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Option Program
  • Maternity and Parental paid leave
  • Company wide retreats at locations all over the United States
  • Full access to the Total Brain platform for you and your loved ones

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