Job Description

Scientific Research Project Manager

Remote (United States)

#KeepGrowing with Nutrafol

Come grow with us. We’re a growing company. Everything we do, we do to help people grow into the best version of themselves.

As the pioneers of hair wellness, we create natural, clinically effective solutions for hair growth and provide support for people at every step of their hair journey. Our multi-factorial approach targets the root causes of hair thinning using a patented blend of medical-grade botanicals — and is recommended by over 3,000 physicians and hair professionals for trusted, reliable results.

We never settle, and are continuously challenging existing treatments and methodologies to advance the frontier of hair science. As we help our customers grow, we grow too — by embracing individuality and differences, leading by example, and empowering ourselves and others with our passion for wellness and innovation.

Keep growing. It’s our mantra. Our commitment to helping anybody and everybody committed to realizing their own potential to grow.

About You

Nutrafol is seeking a project manager for our science and innovations team. This role will be part of the Science team and will lead the interface between the company and scientific laboratory and research partners; including identifying new labs, experimental design, data analysis, science communication, allocation of resources, and working cross-functionally with other departments at Nutrafol.

The successful candidate will be a creative problem-solver, organized and proactive, as well as able to consider the big picture. He will own the project management process for research projects including developing overall project plan, phases, workstreams, activities, deliverables and milestones to develop consistent processes & partnerships for success.


  • Identification of labs to run analytical testing, in vitro and ex vivo studies
  • Assisting with the experimental design and data analysis
  • Communication of data, including preparation of scientific posters and manuscripts for publication
  • Track and manage progress on laboratory projects, ensuring deadlines are met and roadblocks are solved for as necessary
  • Create action plans for new projects generated by internal and external requests
  • Responsible for coordination across labs, including requesting samples and documents, item coordination, and shipments, and managing timelines
  • Communicate directly with various internal and external partners to understand, define, and communicate progress on projects
  • Develop firm understanding of internal lab processes and databases
  • Build and maintain effective relationships which create a high level of trust across multiple functions
  • Respond to inquiries by phone, email and in person quickly and professionally
  • Participate in meetings with the principal investigator and staff to evaluate and interpret the validity of data, determine methodologies, and evaluate lab procedures impacting the quality and timeliness of research.
  • Analyze data using statistical methodologies; may produce graphic results.
  • Communicate with researchers in other laboratories; share ideas and research methodologies to improve the effectiveness of the research.
  • Keep abreast of research techniques and methodologies that might facilitate designated research projects.
  • Monitor the performance of both the Investigator(s) and/or the Laboratory as applicable.
  • Support maintenance of project documentation files and internal databases with generic project information and input project specific information, as directed and if applicable.
  • Assist with the organization and tracking of samples: receipt, retrieval and shipping as applicable.


  • Bachelor’s degree; Biology or similar field preferred
  • 3-6 years of experience in a scientific research/project management role with an expertise in cell and molecular biology
    • Dermatological or hair biology knowledge is a plus
    • Some academic experience a plus
  • Publication record and preparation of scientific decks
  • Experience within vitro and ex vivo research related to bioactives utilized in dietary supplements and/or topical applications a plus
  • Familiarity with, or previous experience managing, analytical chemistry analyses (HPLC, LC/MS, NMR, UV/VIS, IR, TLC, etc.) a plus
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and previous project management experience (i.e., familiar with gantt charts and other tools)
  • Attention to detail and ability to complete tasks on time with a high degree of accuracy
  • Show initiative and ability to work as part of a high-level team while working independently
  • Proven ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to new processes smoothly

Perks & Benefits

  • Fully remote work experience, including a one-time allowance for home office setup
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision package, including FSA program
  • 401K with 50% match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Two company-wide wellness breaks every day
  • Free lunch on us every Tuesday and Thursday via Seamless/Grubhub
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Monthly work from home stipend
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Annual learning & development stipend
  • Virtual happy hours, yoga, and meditation sessions throughout the year
  • Free meditation app membership (Headspace)
  • Free Nutrafol subscription
  • Pet insurance and benefit programs