Thrivable is a real-time market research platform. We help patients and solution-makers work together to create the next generation of products and services. Organizations can reach the patients they need to learn from by doing surveys, interviews, and more, with results in hours.

As a Research Associate, you will help us successfully deliver client research projects in the healthcare space. As one of the earliest full-time members of the research team, you will have the opportunity to shape the direction of the research team. Our startup culture also offers opportunities to grow with the company in responsibility and leadership.

As Research Associate, you will:

  • Investigate the feasibility and provide quotes and timelines for project delivery to clients
  • Communicate regularly with clients and research participants
  • Consult on survey design
  • Program and troubleshoot surveys
  • Organize and conduct qualitative interviews and focus groups
  • Analyze data and create visual displays of project outcomes
  • Assemble summary reports and presentations for clients
  • Develop creative solutions to achieve high-quality and timely delivery of a high volume of research activities

Why you might be excited about Thrivable:

  • We are working to solve a massive problem: to help healthcare companies get the patient's voice into every decision.
  • We are small, so you will have a significant impact.
  • You will get to work with intelligent and interesting people.
  • As Thrivable grows, we are committed to helping you grow. We want to build an opportunity engine for everyone in our company.
  • You can work remotely and have a flexible schedule. We don’t micromanage.
  • We care about work/life balance. We know that bringing your best self to work means having a great life outside work.
  • We are building a place where we love to work, so we hire based on our values:
    • Put People First
    • Cultivate Joy
    • Be a Leader
    • Listen to Understand
    • Be Scrappy and Fast
    • Deliver Extraordinary

Why you might be less excited about Thrivable:

  • We are a small company (~20 people). If you like big companies where everything is already built, now might not be the right time to join the team.
  • We are a startup. Priorities and responsibilities regularly shift to keep up with our evolving business.
  • Our product is in progress. We have an innovative solution, but there are many opportunities for improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Project management experience
  • Market research savvy (quantitative and qualitative projects)
    • Knowledge of common research approaches and selection of appropriate techniques for different projects
    • Understanding of appropriate sampling approaches
  • Experience with basic data manipulation and analysis strategies
  • Experience with creating data displays, reports, and presentations
  • Clear and timely communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to successfully manage several projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work efficiently both independently and as a team member


  • A strong background in science or mathematics
  • Strong statistical analysis skills
  • Working understanding of common health conditions, such as diabetes, kidney disease, heart health, mental health, arthritis, or chronic pain.


We believe in putting our team first. This means:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health care benefits
  • Stock options, so you share in our success
  • 401k match so you can save for a great retirement
  • Generous parental leave policy to support your family

We look forward to hearing from you!