Careers

Careers 2018-10-16T09:15:02+00:00

Our Culture

We are committed to building and maintaining a culture that values our people as our most important assets and as partners in the company’s success. Realizing that the interests of the company and its people go hand in hand, we are committed to attracting the best talent available. We believe that our competitive edge lies in the quality of the team we assemble to serve our partners.

Position: Administrative Assistant – Research

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. We are rapidly expanding and have an exciting opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in research.

The Administrative Assistant will work across Patient Centered Research, Biobank, and Quality Improvement. We are searching for someone who is an organized, detail-oriented planner who enjoys being a “jack-of-all-trades” and understands the nuances of effective communication.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Calendar management: schedule meetings and conference calls, determine priorities, and high-level scheduling
  • Travel management: plan travel (book hotels, flights, and ground transportation) for directors and occasional trips that involve multiple members of the team.
  • Project work: handle high-level projects for the teams. This work varies but may include running financial reports, reconciling invoices and professional fees, and document review
  • Data content management: build out and improve research library including table of contents, file migration, template organization, and both print and digital collection organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in an administrative role.
  • Personable, happy to help/ support others, creative thinker for managing time and projects, and naturally drawn to an ever-evolving environment
  • Excellent follow-through skills and memory for details, people, and projects. Ability to keep calm and organized while managing a large amount of information and contacts
  • An interest in a long-term role. We are a growing organization, and we like to hire people who can grow with us over the years.
  • A commitment to work that is mission based; this work is an opportunity to make a powerful contribution to a larger effort
  • Fluency with technology as it relates to email/calendar programs, Microsoft Office, and have general computer skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to anticipate needs using excellent judgment and heading off potential problems.
  • Self-starter able to manage multiple conflicting priorities and changing working conditions without loss of composure. Able to own and manage tasks independently, but unafraid to ask questions as necessary.
  • Careful listener and reader with strong professional communication skills in all forms, such as gracious phone manners, meticulous attention to grammar in writing, etc.
  • Effective presentation skills, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and skill set essential
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a dynamic work environment.
  • Experience with digital libraries or other document or content management systems a plus.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please apply through our online application system, or mail to T1D Exchange, 11 Avenue de Lafayette, 5th Floor, Boston, MA. 02111 Attn: Human Resources.

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation—particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery in research settings and impact in people’s lives.

At the core of T1D Exchange research is a robust Registry of people living with type 1 diabetes, as well as cutting-edge research tools, methods, and programs to gather data and biological samples from people living with type 1 diabetes. The goal is to link patient samples, data, and insight to all stages of research and development, advancing the development of therapies and better care for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes.

Position: Chief Scientific Officer

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. We are rapidly expanding and have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Scientific Officer to look across the organization.

Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Scientific Officer has primary responsibility for providing operational strategic and budgetary guidance of the Biobank, Patient-Centered Research, Quality Improvement Collaborative, and Registry resources, and implementation of the individual team strategies with the overall organizational strategy. This individual will be responsible for management of scientific and supporting the team of professionals who contribute to product ideation, concept development, product validation and qualification, legal, regulatory and compliance, stakeholder education and risk/benefit assessments throughout the product life cycle.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Provide broad directional input in defining the strategy and objectives for the organizational research efforts, including working closely with the scientific directors to leverage the Biobank, Quality Improvement, Registry, and Patient-Centered Research programs to maximize research investments and accelerated progress in type 1 diabetes science.
  • Act as a consultative medical and scientific expert to T1D Exchange internal divisions (advancement, marketing, communications, corporate development, and operations) and external organizations to facilitate collaboration on initiatives and projects and ensure the consistent messaging of T1D Exchange’s mission from a clinical perspective
  • Develop proposals for sponsored research projects in collaboration with T1D Exchange leadership
  • Review and co-author T1D Exchange consumer and medical publications to ensure conformance to standards and good clinical practice as well as the development of new dissemination opportunities for scientific journal content
  • Provide type 1 diabetes expertise and scientific leadership to conferences, T1D Exchange statements, Expert Panel meetings, and technical reviews, and oversee the process of writing and publishing the resulting statements
  • Foster ongoing partnerships with external organizations
  • Represent the T1D Exchange position on scientific and medical affairs to external stakeholders including advisory groups, national committees, and related health care organizations

Basic Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, or MD/PhD degree with expertise of the medical care of people with type 1 diabetes, and knowledge of public health and health policy as it relates to our knowledge of type 1 diabetes.
  • Seven or more years’ experience in clinical medicine, including significant capability in research investigation. Experience working in a non-profit is a plus.
  • Understanding of medical/clinical practice and medical industry practices within the US.
  • Significant experience in the medical management of type 1 diabetes and sufficient research experience in either clinical, basic, health care education and/or population health.
  • Strong track-record of publications focused on type 1 diabetes
  • Demonstrated experience serving as the PI on funded grants, preferably including NIH grants
  • Management/Business experience to include talent management and budget accountability.
  • Proven ability to lead and accomplish goals through influence in a decentralized, consensus-driven organization. Leads by example and is self-directed. An open, inclusive, team-oriented work style and the ability to collaborate with employees and consultants across the organization.
  • High level of intellect and curiosity to work and business decisions. Creatively and effectively challenges the thinking of others. Capable and effective in negotiations. Able to see the cultural and personal implications of decisions and plan for them.
  • Ability to work seamlessly with the activities related to participant programs, research, professional services to assure development of thoughtful and relevant programs for people with type 1 diabetes, their caregivers and clinics.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a scientific professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please apply through our online application system, or email us at Jobs@T1DExchange.org.

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation—particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery in research settings and impact in people’s lives.

At the core of T1D Exchange research is a robust Registry of people living with type 1 diabetes, as well as cutting-edge research tools, methods, and programs to gather data and biological samples from people living with type 1 diabetes. The goal is to link patient samples, data, and insight to all stages of research and development, advancing the development of therapies and better care for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes.

Position: Data Analyst

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. We are rapidly expanding and have an exciting opportunity for a Data Analyst.

The Data Analyst will work closely with the Patient Centered Research, Quality Improvement, Biobank Teams, sponsors and internal stakeholders to design and implement statistical analyses for qualitative, survey, and interventional research, as well as to help establish best practices for data management and data analytic strategies.

Develop and present statistical analysis and research plans to internal team and external stakeholders. Responsible for preparation of study documents (e.g., statistical analytic plans), reports and presentations (e.g., abstracts, manuscripts, scientific posters) to summarize research findings.

Mentor data analyst coordinator and consultants in analyzing data to discover trends across studies, improve data collection approaches to strengthen and optimize research output, identify and address confounding study variables, strengthen and optimize output of research.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop statistical analysis plans for research studies and analyze data using industry-standard statistical tools
  • Review research data to summarize population demographics, identify trends within and across studies and extrapolate other statistical inferences
  • Draft, edit, and present data analysis reports. Provide exemplary tabular and graphic summaries of analyses for presentations at scientific meetings and in manuscript-ready formats for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Establish best practices for data management and review published works to produce world-class research methods and scientific reporting
  • Maintain working knowledge of recent best practices of statistical techniques and federal and state regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned (e.g., data cleaning, data analysis, post-hoc analysis, interpretation of results, etc)

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or higher in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, biology or social sciences
  • Five years of work experience in a similar role; less experience will be considered in conjunction with higher degree
  • Knowledge and research in diabetes preferred.
  • Highly skilled in advanced statistics programs such as R, SAS or SPSS for data manipulation and statistical analysis.
  • Experienced in SPC* (Statistical Process Control) methods and familiarity with Minitab or QI Macros preferred.
  • Background in Six Sigma or Lean is highly desirable.
  • Experience in dealing with extraction and manipulation of relational databases (SQL).
  • Experience in advanced statistical techniques such as predictive statistical models, customer profiling, segmentation analysis and data mining.
  • Experience of analyzing large data sets to develop custom models and algorithms to drive solutions.
  • Highly skilled in clinical and/or socio-behavioral data analysis models, such as multiple regressions, logistic regressions, survival analysis, generalized linear modeling, and other common hypothesis testing models. Experience with advanced modeling, such as predictive models, multivariate models, and data mining.
  • Experience with longitudinal data and/or clinical data is highly desirable.
  • Experience building and managing large data sets from multiple sources to build algorithms for predicting future data characteristics.
  • Proficient in summarizing results and conclusions for scientific presentations/manuscripts with the ability to translate and present complex analyses into key points for presentation for a variety of audiences.
  • Experience handling confidential information and familiarity with privacy/HIPAA requirements.
  • Knowledge of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process and documentation.
  • Excellent problem solving, and communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, donors, researchers, physicians, corporate leaders community leaders and other professionals.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accurate results; works with passion, integrity, and energy.
  • Must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting, working in a cross-functional environment serving diverse populations.
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills with the ability to work independently as a part of a team.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Data Analyst professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please apply through our online application system.

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation—particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery in research settings and impact in people’s lives.

At the core of T1D Exchange research is a robust Registry of people living with type 1 diabetes, as well as cutting-edge research tools, methods, and programs to gather data and biological samples from people living with type 1 diabetes. The goal is to link patient samples, data, and insight to all stages of research and development, advancing the development of therapies and better care for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes.

Position: Product Manager

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. We are rapidly expanding and have an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager.

Reporting to Chief Scientific Officer, the Product Manager will be a key professional to identify main functionality of the bio-technical products and at the same time coordinate effort with development and marketing teams to identify the best approach to present the products to the target audience. Along with the scientific teams, it is critical to find the way to define the products from the user perspective. The Product Manager will be responsible for defining the optimal user-related characteristics, appearance, functionality, and communications with the end user.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate and Integrate products across the organization.
  • Develop business plan in relation to products.
  • Formulate and review organization short and long-range plans, goals, and objectives for each product.
  • Conduct competitive product analysis and market research of product consumer behavior and professional audience.
  • Determine the profitability and viability of new products or product enhancements.
  • Work with other functions to finalize product specifications.
  • Serve as technical adviser, demonstrating products, user experience testing, building protocols, training others, and troubleshooting product issues.
  • Help in developing technical prototypes, create and manage the workflow, and communicate with technical and scientific teams.
  • Get feedback from development and marketing regarding the target audience.
  • Define and discuss the platforms to deliver the product to the end users (individuals, organizations, or clinics)
  • Determine product roadmap based on understanding the user’s needs, the goals of the organization, and the goals of the technology.
  • Discuss the product concept with science teams. In our case it would include the Biobank, Quality Improvement, Patient-Centered Research, the Registry, and UI/UX/technical development team.
  • Ensure product delivery in stages according to the market vision and the corporate strategy.
  • Manage and prioritize product enhancement requests and collaborate with product development team on execution.
  • Identify, define, and engage end work.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of experience in project management, product management, product marketing, science or other quantitative field, or Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience.
  • Previous experience applying market research techniques, analyzing business models, business strategy, or product strategy.
  • Previous experience in software design management preferred.
  • Previous experience in medical device, consumer products, or healthcare services
  • Understanding of health care products or health care systems, specifically type 1 diabetes knowledge preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with experience communicating with leadership.
  • Self-driven, problem solver who takes ownership to see projects through to completion.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a product management professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please apply through our online application system, or email us at Jobs@T1DExchange.org.

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation—particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery in research settings and impact in people’s lives.

At the core of T1D Exchange research is a robust Registry of people living with type 1 diabetes, as well as cutting-edge research tools, methods, and programs to gather data and biological samples from people living with type 1 diabetes. The goal is to link patient samples, data, and insight to all stages of research and development, advancing the development of therapies and better care for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes.

Position: Research Study Coordinator

Classification: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Location: Boston, MA

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. We have developed a new patient-centered model that accelerates progress, connects key stakeholders, and links patient insight to all stages of research, development, and delivery of t1d solutions.

This position will be a member of the T1D Exchange Registry and Biobank team and will work with the Associate Director of Clinical Research on the T1D Exchange Registry – a national cohort of participants diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and supporters/ caregivers of people diagnosed with t1d.

Roles and Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in preparing regulatory packets for IRB submission. This may include developing the protocol, protocol process charts, patient facing materials, ICFs, amendments, and continuing reviews
  • Assist in maintaining regulatory compliance through continuing reviews and submitting amendments for any supplemental material additions or changes
  • Assist and track clear communication with a commercial IRB
  • Provide input and support in developing a web based, disease specific registry that will encompass and administrative survey and participant tracking system. This position will use this system to manage participant information and enrollment through administrative access
  • Provide input on technical requirements for Registry platform; participate and facilitate user testing throughout build stages
  • Organize data collecting approaches to strengthen and optimize research output
  • Correspond with customers (internal and external) who seek to recruit and/or use data from the Registry platform
  • Maintain best practices for research study data management
  • Implement and maintain ongoing meetings for the Registry team and collaborators. Actively participate in team meetings
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of research database and standard operating procedures
  • Answer participant questions concerning enrollment and the consenting process via phone as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a scientific or health related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in clinical research
  • 2 years’ experience consenting potential participants for a research study
  • Experience with IRB processes, submissions and management of human subjects’ regulations required. Pervious commercial IRB knowledge desirable
  • Interest in patient-focused research and working in a team setting
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment with the ability to adjust as needed and learn both through own initiative and as part of a team
  • Must have critical thinking skills, including ability to identify and suggest solutions to any study issues
  • Relate positively with community and communicate with coworkers, participants, and potential customers using highest level of tact and diplomacy
  • Prior experience with minor assenting process and/or online assenting or consenting a plus
  • Clinical trial and site vendor management experience a plus
  • Spanish fluency a plus

This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional looking to make a clear and immediate impact. For consideration, please apply through our online application system, or mail to T1D Exchange, 11 Avenue de Lafayette, 5th Floor, Boston, MA. 02111 Attn: Human Resources.

More about our organization:

T1D Exchange is an innovative nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating therapies and improving care for people with type 1 diabetes. T1D Exchange actively supports discovery and innovation—particularly at its earliest stages. At the same time, the organization asserts that evidence gathered in the “real world” is necessary to help bridge the gap between discovery in research settings and impact in people’s lives.

At the core of T1D Exchange research is a robust Registry of people living with type 1 diabetes, as well as cutting-edge research tools, methods, and programs to gather data and biological samples from people living with type 1 diabetes. The goal is to link patient samples, data, and insight to all stages of research and development, advancing the development of therapies and better care for everyone affected by type 1 diabetes.