Athos Research Scientist Position - Redwood City, California, USA
About Athos
Athos ( was developed to give athletes and coaches unprecedented insight into what happens at the muscular level, to better understand the physical output of their training and competitive performance. We are committed to helping athletes of all levels perform at their highest potential, in and out of competition. From cueing muscle activations, evaluating movement progression, and monitoring the accumulation of stress on the athlete’s muscles throughout training, our system helps coaches and athletic trainers make decisions for their athletes. Our mission: build better athletes.

Research Scientist This role requires you to be invested in exercise science and research to understand how our product can be best leveraged to build better athletes by improving performance while also helping in injury recovery and understanding injury risk. We’re looking for a highly motivated and talented candidate to join our team who’s passionate about the intersection of athletics, exercise/movement science and the research process. The ideal candidate will leverage their experience to lead research projects spanning from small pilot data collections to peer reviewed manuscripts. We are looking for someone who can drive research efforts starting from formulating the most important research questions to address by working with our product and business teams. They will then design the experiments, coordinate data collection and processing efforts, and work to disseminate the results into learning for both the product and how we position in market.

Our Ideal Candidate Has:
  • Masters, Ph.D. and/or Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exercise Science (Physiology/Biomechanics/Rehabilitation Sciences) or comparable program
  • 2+ years of industry experience preferred
  • Programming and data analysis expertise
  • Experience with python scientific packages
  • Strong background in statistics and proven practical application to answer product questions
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Background in and passion for sport, exercise, athletics, and human movement

You Will:
  • Lead research experiments and studies to support product developments grounded in sport/exercise science
  • Lead case studies to develop education to help coaches and athletes make training decisions with our product
  • Publish research results in top-tier journals and build academic partnerships
  • Work with internal teams and industry experts to formulate product questions and prioritization
  • Formulate study data into results, learning and next steps
  • Manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Project planning and working cross functionally to set expectations on resources and timeline

What We Can Offer:
  • Opportunity to work with industry experts in athletic training and sports science
  • Opportunity to learn part of an exceptionally diverse team
  • Fun, creative and collaborative work environment
  • Catered lunches and an exceptional snack game
  • In-house personal training, mobility workshops & yoga
  • Medical insurance through Cigna
  • Dental & vision insurance through Guardian
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible PTO

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Athos is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.