Chief Scientist

About BrainLit
BrainLit was founded in 2012 in Lund by Tord Wingren, one of the inventors of the Bluetooth technology. The company provides healthy environments by recreating daylight and personally adapted indoors light (BioCentric Lighting™). To date, the company has established BioCentric environments for more than 20.000 employees of customers all over the world. BioCentric Lighting™ is the basis of the company’s solution, resting on firmly established research and based on several patent groups. The vision of BrainLit is to “Improve Life with BioCentric Lighting” and we are strongly focusing on growth. Currently BrainLit is engaging around 40 people with headquarter in Lund and subsidiaries in New York and Helsinki.  

At BrainLit we foster a culture of supportive learning and knowledge exchange and make sure every employee gets an opportunity to grow within the company. All according to our values: Innovation, Surpassing expectations & Integrity. 

We are now strengthening our Strategy Development team and we are looking for a Chief Scientist to join the team. You will be based at the Head office in Lund (Sweden). 

Responsibilities 

You will be acting as a liaison between various global science networks and BrainLit within the areas of light and health to make sure BrainLit always work according to the latest knowledge and science within the areas. 

You will also: 

  • Make sure BrainLit will be able to take part in relevant international groups of science where you will be the representative.  
  •  Coordinate contacts between BrainLit and various scientific advisory boards. 
  •  Ensure BrainLit’s light recipes are scientifically based and developed according to the latest science with new, established research results. 
  • Act as BrainLit’s representative in studies conducted within companies and research groups. 

Education and Experience 

You have a relevant postgraduate qualification (a PhD/research-based MSc) within medicine and/or biology. To be successful you need to have a deep knowledge within at least one of the topics; eye physiology, light for health or chronobiology. 

As the good communicator you are, you are used to make presentations as well as to train and educate others. You need to be proficient in spoken and written English and understanding Swedish will be a merit.  

About you 

You are curious to learn from new science and customer studies where also the details are interesting. To be accurate is important to you and you work in a structured way. You enjoy work in cooperation with others and it will be a merit if you have prior experience of working in an international environment. 

For questions regarding application of the position please contact Founder Tord Wingren at tord.wingren@brainlit.com.  

We will evaluate the applications on an ongoing basis and therefore appreciate early applications. However, the last date to apply will be 15 March 2021.