Natural Cycles is the world's leading startup in the area of contraception and reproductive health. We are all about education, scientific research, transparency, innovation and creating an impact. Together with a very passionate team gathered from all corners of the world we work on changing women's lives every single day.
We’re looking to hire a Junior Data Scientist who thrives in a fast-paced, data-driven environment and is inspired to use their talents to help us in our mission to pioneer women's health with research and passion. As part of the MAD team (Medical Algos and Data) you will help harness all the potential of our data and use it for a variety of different purposes, from developing new algorithms to improve our product, to doing research in the underserved areas of women’s health.
The position will either be based in Geneva or remote in the European or EST time zones.
What you will be doing
You will optimise and develop new algorithms, to improve and expand our product and bring even more value to our users
You will work closely with other teams in the company, supporting them by providing relevant insights
You will conduct research on our unique data, collaborating with leading experts in the field of women’s reproductive health
You will work daily with the other data scientists and our Medical Affairs Manager
What skills and experience we think you have
PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computational Science, or similar data-analysis-heavy fields
Good experience with programming languages used for Data Science (preference for Python and its common libraries, e.g. Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, etc.)
Creative and pragmatic approach to problem solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
Experience with Version Control systems (git)
Good planning and organisational skills with an ability to manage several projects at the same time
You have excellent written and verbal communication in English (this is even more crucial with remote work)
Excellent team player
Not required but it would be a bonus if you also have
A passion for women’s health
Experience with Machine Learning algorithms
Experience with object-oriented programming
How to apply
Simply click on the button below and on Apply with LinkedIn to connect your LinkedIn-profile to the application directly. Then all you have to do is to answer the questions in the application form - no CV or cover letter needed! Please note that only applications in English and submitted through the career site will be considered.
We know that diverse teams are strong teams, so we welcome those from different backgrounds and experiences. To help us place the right people in the right role, we believe in science-based and fair assessment methods. Therefore, as part of our recruitment process, we use Alva Labs assessments to help us increase our hiring success by identifying the candidates that are most likely to thrive and be successful in the role.
About Natural Cycles
Natural Cycles is a revolutionary approach to birth control and family planning, empowering women to take informed decisions. Developed initially by two former physicists, our algorithm and app is clinically tested and backed by several international VC firms. Together with a very passionate team gathered from all corners of the world we work from our offices and remotely on changing women's lives every single day. We have a great familiar atmosphere and a truly diverse workplace with more than 20 nationalities and 70/30 in gender diversity.