Research Assistant

sidekick 2. Nov 2020 Fullt starf

As a Research Assistant at SidekickHealth, your primary role will be to provide support to the Medical and Research department’s lead researchers in conducting clinical and observational studies, and gathering and analyzing data relating to the company’s digital therapeutic programs.


  • Facilitate research-related activities according to protocols laid out by primary researchers
  • Collect and log data
  • Assist with simple statistical analyses of data sets
  • Prepare graphs and spreadsheets to portray results
  • Create presentation slides and posters to help researchers present findings
  • Review print and online resources to gather information
  • Check facts, proofread, and edit research documents to ensure accuracy
  • Assist lead researchers in a number of tasks that support the research activities
  • Prepare materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations
  • Prepare materials for regulatory and ethics submissions
  • Prepare interview questions
  • Recruit and/or interview study participants
  • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of participants, as necessary
  • Summarize interviews
  • Manage and respond to project-related email
  • Attend project meetings and keep meeting notes


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, biomedical, behavioral sciences, or a related field
  • Healthcare experience a plus
  • Very good analytical skills and foundational knowledge of research methodology
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with a variety of professionals in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Strong English and Icelandic language proficiency

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If you believe your skills and experience fit the job description and you have passion for our mission, please get in touch.