Research Assistant (Internship)

Intern / Student, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Dopavision GmbH is a digital-health startup based in Berlin with the mission to disrupt vision care with digital solutions. We are backed with venture capital and a research grant from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). We are developing a digital solution for myopia control which aims at modulating retinal dopamine by artificial light, in order to regulate the eyeball growth. We have successfully conducted proof-of-concept experiments and are performing pre-clinical investigations together with national and international academic partners. We are a team of 5 experienced scientists and startup entrepreneurs, and are supported by renowned scientific advisors and strategic pharmaceutical partners.
Your Responsibilities
  • Searching for, identifying and analyzing relevant scientific papers in the field of vision science and myopia
  • Summarizing scientific papers, creating high quality presentations and sharing your findings in our team meetings
  • Taking part in team discussions on scientific topics and strategy
  • Identifying the latest trends in myopia research and digital health, and creating reports for the team
  • Writing high quality reviews and scientific reports, with the chance to obtain a publication
  Your Qualifications
  • You are pursuing or have completed a degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD) in ophthalmology, vision science, biology, medicine or related fields
  • You have finished at least four semesters of your study program with excellent performance
  • You are available for a full-time internship for 5 months or longer
  • You are highly curious and enjoy staying up to date
  • You are highly organized, self-driven and can get jobs done under pressure
  • You enjoy reading scientific literature and scanning vast amounts of information
  • You connect the dots by interdisciplinary/cross-sectoral thinking
  • You enjoy creating written and visual content in the form of articles and presentations
  • You possess excellent knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and basic knowledge of Excel
  • You work independently, take personal initiative and ownership by having a natural sense of responsibility
  • You have excellent communication skills in English – command of German is a plus
What we offer
  • You will gain experience in research on myopia and digital innovation, and practice how to present your findings
  • Work together with the best scientists in the field of myopia research from all around the world – Asia, Australia, and Europe, among others
  • You have a chance to publish scientific papers together with top scientists
  • We will support you in your work and help you to develop your skills
  • You can work in the heart of Berlin, with the option to work remotely
  • Offices in Mindspace, the coolest co-working space in the heart of Berlin (easily reached by public transport) with free yoga classes, coffee and happy hours on the terrace

Your application

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