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Science Director

Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc.

July 18, 2018
Job location:
Madison, Wisconsin

Commensurate w/ qualifications
Full Time - practiced
Academic / Research
Required suitable education


Cultivating well-being holds enormous promise for humanity. There is growing evidence that well-being impacts our health, resilience, life success, and capability to contribute to society more than any other single quality, including IQ. Information technology is now clear that well-being is the critical link to those areas that ultimately shape the human condition – our health, environment, and societies.
Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc., is an affiliated organization dedicated to supporting the mission and vision of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CHM), led by founder and world-renowned neuroscientist, Richard Davidson. HMI advances and disseminates tools and services developed through the research conducted at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and promotes well-being in the world.
HMI, in affiliation with CHM, is developing a scientifically-located program to cultivate psychological well-being via both in-person training and scalable app-located delivery. Delivering the scientific assessment features of the program to potential partners and clients, and conducting program evaluation in different settings is integral to this endeavor. The Science Director will head integration of scientific assessment into the program, design the ways in which assessment data is delivered to individual users and to organizations, and conduct program evaluation that will guide evolution. The Science Director will also manage academic collaborations with CHM leadership abilities and scientists in conformity with the mission and vision of the Center for Healthy Minds.
What You’ll Work on at Healthy Minds Innovations :
Job responsibilities:
leadership abilities
• Provide scientific leadership abilities on the science of well-being that informs products and services provided by HMI
• Ensure scientific integrity of HMI products and services
• Prepare scientific papers and presentations for industry and academic purposes
• Maintain current knowledge of broad field significant to company and bring current insights back to team (engage in literature review and attend significant conferences)
• Provide speaking engagements on the science of well-being
• Embody HMI's core values
Design, Implementation & Engagement
• contact with the Science Director at CHM to integrate scientific assessment into the Healthy Minds Program and to manage the academic research partnership. Advise CHM on strategic areas of assessment and research that are important in a specific setting.
• Collaborate with CHM science team to design ways in which assessment data delivered to individual users and to organizations, and lead implementation of these designs
• Design tracking of key metrics related to program evaluation, user practice, and commercial success
• Work with the leadership abilities team to tailor implementations to workplace settings and develop best practices for program implementation in this setting. As program expands, develop best practices in other settings, including healthcare and school settings.
• Generate implementation insights that can be scaled across organizations and research studies (e.g., recruitment and implementation methods)
• Contribute significant skills, especially pragmatics of implementation, to CHM research studies focused on novel and large-scale implementations
Data Management, Analysis & Reporting
• Contribute to and create program operational processes that result in sharable and replicable standards, protocols, procedures, and other appropriate resources
• supervise HMI data management, data sharing between HMI & CHM, and compliance with terms of use and research IRB
• Direct data analysis in the service of program improvement and decision-making
• Ensure data received by users and organizations is accurate and valid
• Manage analytic tools through which customers receive data and reports
Customer Relationships and Communication
• Communicate the value of scientific assessment and research features of the program to potential partners and clients. Assist customers with knowledge what they want to measure.
• Scope research projects with customers and coordinate with CHM to design specific research studies. Manage these research partnerships with customers as they evolve.
• Support business development team in the development of implementation and service related materials to support sales
• Contribute to the Neuroscience and Well-being Consortium Teamwork
• Collaborate with HMI team, particularly the Healthy Minds Program team
• Collaborate with Chief Development agent on funding partnerships
• Maintain a positive working relationship with external stakeholders
What You’ve Accomplished:
• PhD in Psychology, preferably in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, or Clinical Psychology
• 2-4 years work practice following post-doctoral fellowship or equivalent
• Demonstrated track record of publications in behavioral health, digital interventions, mHealth, and/or implementation science
• Demonstrated capability in research study design and prosperous execution of research studies in the behavioral health, behavioral medicine and well-being space
• practice with multi-dimensional data organization, visualization, and statistical analysis; conducting data analysis in the service of program evaluation
• Passion for the mission to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering
• Self-motivated; demonstrated capability to work both independently and collaboratively with other scientific and non-scientific colleagues as well as community stakeholders.
• Excellent communication, project management, and managerial skills, and preference for a highly collaborative work atmosphere.
• Eligible to work in the US
• Be willing to work out of our Madison, Wisconsin office–this is not a remote position

income and advantages: income is commensurate with qualifications. HMI offers an broad benefits package.
How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this function at Healthy Minds Innovations, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications. Please send to Joe Zeimentz at

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About Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc.
Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc. (HMI) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization affiliated with the Center for Healthy Minds, UW-Madison (CHM). Collectively, our mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific knowledge of the mind. HMI contributes to this mission through the development and dissemination of tools and services located on scientific evidence. Information technology also supports a social movement strategy aimed at the idea that well-being is a skill that can be learned.

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