Behavioral Science Research Associate

    • San Francisco, CA


JUUL Labs’ mission is to impact the lives of the world’s one billion adult smokers by eliminating combustible cigarettes. We have the opportunity to address one of the world’s most intractable challenges through a commitment to exceptional quality, research, design, and innovation. Backed by leading technology investors, we are committed to the same excellence when it comes to hiring great talent.

We are a diverse team that is united by this common purpose and we are hiring the world’s best engineers, scientists, designers, product managers, operations experts, and customer service and business professionals. If the opportunity to build your career at one of the fastest growing companies is compelling, read on for more details.

JUUL Labs is seeking outstanding candidates for Behavioral Science Research Associate (BSRA) positions. BSRAs support research and dissemination activities as part of the Behavioral Science team and assist in providing technical guidance and consulting across the company.

Behavioral Science and Interventions Team:

Across JUUL we are extremely mission-driven and carefully consider how user and product characteristics, physiology, and customer experience can improve smokers’ ability to change behavior. A key element in supporting JUUL’s public health mission is a world-class behavioral research and intervention team. The research context is fast-paced and highly dynamic, and successful candidates will demonstrate creative problem solving, flexibility, emotional maturity, attention to details and the ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. With a wealth of data and analytic resources at their disposal, the team is charged with addressing cutting-edge questions associated with tobacco control, vaping, smoking cessation and vulnerable populations.  Domestic and international activities led by the Behavioral Science and Interventions Team include: 1) Building the evidence portfolio to inform adult and youth including patterns of JUUL use, including predictors of switching from combustible tobacco products, prevalence, and assessments of risk perception; 2) Exploring the potential efficacy of JUUL for smoking cessation in adult smokers and unique sub-populations using randomized clinical trials, pragmatic trials, and novel methodological approaches; 3) Developing the foundations for programs that more fully meet smokers’ personal goals for combustible products and nicotine, including mobile health-based intervention; and 4) Informing youth prevention initiatives.


The position of Behavioral Science Research Associate will work closely with the Behavioral Science leadership and Project Leads with significant opportunities for professional development and mentoring.  Roles and responsibilities include providing support to the implementation of the behavioral research plan and specific project coordination, data analysis and reporting, research protocol development and document management, manuscript and presentation preparation, development of intervention content, and participation in team, department and cross-JUUL research and implementation project meetings. This person will be expected to engage with cross-functional stakeholders, including innovation, product and program on both the hardware and software sides of the business.  

Specific duties will be assigned based on team needs and the candidate’s experience and skills.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in public health issues including tobacco control or chronic disease, training in appropriate research methodologies, solid statistical foundations, demonstrated project coordination skills, outstanding writing skills, experience working in behavioral, health or epidemiological settings, evidence of leadership potential, and a track record of successfully participating in team-based projects.


  • Master’s degree in Behavioral Science, Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology, or related field
  • Education/training/experience in Behavioral and/or Population health research methodologies and survey design
  • 1-4 years applicable experience
  • Familiarity with statistical packages and basic statistical analysis skills
  • Experience working within team settings
  • Experience supporting peer-reviewed publications and scientific presentations
  • Power point, Excel spread sheets, Word or similar word processing


  • A place to grow your career. We’ll help you set big goals - and exceed them
  • People. Work with talented, committed and supportive teammates
  • Equity and performance bonuses. Every employee is a stakeholder in our success
  • Boundless snacks and drinks
  • Cell phone subsidy, commuter benefits and discounts on JUUL products
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision benefits

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