Research scientist (sleep studies)


The Company

Founded by scientists from Stanford University, Lumos is building a product to improve sleep through body clock reprogramming with groundbreaking patented technology from Stanford. Lumos works while you sleep, providing a reliable non-pharmaceutical sleep solution for everyone to get to sleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling ready to take on the day.

With years of R&D, Lumos now has its first product consists of a hardware connected to an iOS app via Bluetooth. Lumos is financially supported by grants from the Department of Defense for a two-year R&D project that involves sleep studies through collaboration with academic research labs and directly with users in the field. We are looking for a Research scientist to work with us and the Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience Center (SBNC) at the University of Pittsburgh on this exciting upcoming project.

What you’ll do 

  • Partner with the company leadership to plan and execute the clinical and field studies.
  • Design and implement study protocols to ensure quality, IRB approval, as well as participant engagement and compliance.
  • Work closely with academic facilities for the recruiting, deployment, data collection and processing of sleep studies.
  • Interact closely with participants for test deployment and data collection, providing timely support to ensure the quality of studies.
  • Build and manage pipeline for data collection, processing, and report generation.
  • Partner with the company leadership to lead the research, development, and testing of sleep products and features.

What we are looking for

  • Advanced degree (MS, Ph.D., or other relevant degrees) in clinical psychology or related fields.
  • More than 5 years of experience with human subject research in relevant fields (sleep, psychology, physiology), or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Familiar with data processing and statistical data analysis, preferably direct experience with sleep data analysis.
  • High attention to details and documentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • US citizen or permanent resident.

What you will get 

  • The excitement of working at an early stage startup with proven traction and a small customer base.
  • The fun of building products that your friends and family may benefit from and be excited about.
  • The experience to work in a cross-functional team with expertise from different areas outside of research.


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