Research Associate (m/f/x)

· Berlin, Berlin
Employment Type Full-Time

We are Kenkou. Our SDK and our App “Stress Guide” helps people to prevent cardiovascular diseases. 


As Research Associate (m/f/x) you will be a crucial figure in our business. This means a lot of challenges and responsibilities, but also unlimited possibilities to learn and improve the lives of millions of people by creating and shaping an outstanding digital health product.


We are looking for an experienced medical researcher, who likes to provide impact with their work. So, if you are skilled in experimental testing and designing of innovative patient-oriented solutions, in cardiovascular or cognitive research, in quantitative acquisition and analysis of biomedical data, and possess a passion for building outstanding solutions, then this is your gig!


This is what you will do: 

  • Continuous research on medical and healthcare-related topics in order to become a scientific reference point for Kenkou 
  • Regularly update the team on relevant medical topics and e-health developments
  • As part of a small science team, independently conduct experimental activities to support product development
  • Design experimental protocols, technical reports, and summaries of assigned research projects under minimal supervision


Your background:

  • Completed studies (Master/PhD) in medicine, psychology, biomedicine, or a comparable field of study
  • Experience with experimental test planning, execution, documentation, data acquisition and analysis (incl. statistical data analysis)
  • Ideally, relevant experience in a clinical or translational research unit
  • Interest and/or experience in the field of digital health
  • Flexible, proactive, entrepreneurial approach
  • Open, committed and dialogue-oriented personality with high social competence

Personal skills:

  • Proficiency in problem solving and troubleshooting technical issues
  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and multitasking skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Personal initiative, commitment, perseverance and resilience
  • Well-developed communication and teamwork skills
  • Aspiration to engineering excellence


  • Exciting and challenging tasks
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • A young, fast-growing start-up
  • An interdisciplinary team with regular team events
  • Competitive compensation

You may stand out with:

  • Experience with Heart Rate Variability (HRV),
  • interest in computer-aided diagnostics (CAD),
  • passion for a balanced lifestyle, and continued learning,
  • an analytic mindset, good grasp for data and a penchant for detective work,
  • sharp eyes for creative visuals and an ability to draw the simple out of the complex.


What is it like to work at Kenkou?

We are a diverse small tribe of data-driven App Developers, UX Experts, Data Scientists, Industrial Designers, Doctors, and other Health Specialists. Together we are on a pursuit to disrupt the health industry and become the number 1 solution for stress management – first in Germany, then worldwide. 


Our office is located in a modern coworking space in Berlin Mitte. All our employees benefit from free drinks, snacks, fresh fruits, coffee, tea and a Urban Sports Club membership. We live collaborative, supporting company culture with room for creativity, personal growth and flat hierarchies. 


In our team we believe in curiosity. Because curiosity helps us to push boundaries and by that also ourselves.


We are building a data science team to improve our methods for stress measurement and add proven stress reduction exercises to our products. With us you can learn about one of the biggest growing fields in tech, and find out how to apply your skills to data science.


We know a great business is only possible with great people, so join us in building one of the most disruptive companies in the health industry. We’re looking forward to receiving your complete application including cover letter.

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  • Location
    Berlin, Berlin
  • Employment Type