Clinical Research Specialist

Clinical & Regulatory – Research & Dev /
Full Time /
Sword Health is on a mission to free two billion people from pain as the world’s first and only end-to-end platform to predict, prevent and treat pain. 

Delivering a 62% reduction in pain and a 60% reduction in surgery intent, at Sword, we are using technology to save millions for our 2,500+ enterprise clients across three continents. Today, we hold the majority of industry patents, win 70% of competitive evaluations, and have raised more than $300 million from top venture firms like Founders Fund, General Catalyst, and Khosla Ventures. 

Recognized as a Forbes Best Startup Employer in 2023, this award highlights our focus on being a destination for the best and brightest  talent. Not only have we experienced unprecedented growth since our market debut in 2020,  but we’ve also created a remarkable mission and value-driven environment that is loved by our growing team. With a recent valuation of $2 billion, we are in a phase of hyper growth and expansion, and we’re looking for individuals with passion, commitment, and energy to help us scale our impact. 

Joining Sword Health means committing to a set of core values, chief amongst them to “do it for the patients” every day, and to always “deliver more than expected” on behalf of our members and clients.

This is an opportunity for you to make a significant difference on a massive scale as you work alongside 800+ (and growing!) talented colleagues, spanning two continents. Your charge? To help us build a pain-free world, powered by technology, enhanced by people — accessible to all.

🚀 Join Our Mission to Free 2 Billion People from Pain! 

🚀We are excited to announce an opening for a Clinical Research Specialist to join our prolific and innovative Clinical Research Team at Sword. This team is core to our ethos of delivering high-quality care to all our members through rigorous clinical research and validation of our care programs.

🔬 Why This Role is Exciting : Be part of a high-talent-density team that thrives in a super innovative environment.Contribute to impactful research that directly supports our mission of transforming lives.Collaborate on cutting-edge projects that merge academic rigor with real-world applications.

👩‍🔬 About the Role : We are looking for an accomplished researcher with a PhD in life sciences and post-doctoral experience in driving research initiatives, performing complex analysis, and publishing in high-impact journals. Experience with longitudinal datasets, data science, and advanced biostatistics is highly valued.

Role Responsibilities

    • Support the Clinical Research leadership in providing clinical insights into other areas of business
    • Conduct in-depth analysis and perform advanced literature searches on a broad range of topics.
    • Execute statistical analyses, including longitudinal analysis.
    • Develop and discuss clinical manuscripts, reports, and projects.

What you will need to have

    • Background in healthcare or life sciences (Medicine, Pharmacy, Bioengineering, Biology are preferred)
    • PhD in life sciences (mandatory)
    • Highly dynamic, motivated and proactive
    • Proficiency in English
    • Data-driven and detail-oriented mentality
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to deliver high quality work in tight deadlines

The ideal candidate

    • Experienced and Autonomous: Capable of working independently while delivering high-quality results.
    • Team Player: Generous, ego-free, and thrives on collaboration.
    • Research Passionate with a Business Mindset: Loves research and understands how to align it with business goals.
    • High-Quality Focus: Deep understanding of designing and executing high-quality clinical studies with high publication potential.
    • Data Analysis Enthusiast: Passionate about data analysis and results interpretation, and applying findings to improve products.
    • Feedback-Oriented: Excellent at giving and receiving constructive feedback.
    • Proactive and Resilient: Always suggesting new research avenues and adaptable to ever-changing projects.
US Sword Benefits & Perks: *Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week
Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance*
Equity Shares*
Discretionary PTO Plan*
Parental leave*
Flexible working hours
Remote-first Company
Paid Company Holidays
Free Digital Therapist for you and your family
*Eligibility: Full-time employees regularly working 25+ hours per week

Portugal - Sword Benefits:
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares

Portugal - Sword Perks:
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Snacks and Beverages
English Class
Unlimited access to Coursera Learning Platform

*US Applicants Only: Applicants must have a legal right to work in the United States, and immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided.*

SWORD Health, which includes SWORD Health, Inc. and Sword Health Professionals (consisting of Sword Health Care Providers, P.A., SWORD Health Care Providers of NJ, P.C., SWORD Health Care Physical Therapy Providers of CA, P.C.*) complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Color, Citizenship, Gender, Gender expression, Gender identity, Gender information, Marital status, Medical condition, National origin, Physical or mental disability, Pregnancy, Race, Religion, Caste, Sexual orientation, and Veteran status.