Desk researcher tracking cancer detection solutions

Salary Unpaid

We need bright minds like yours to use desk research to create Humanitrack’s open-source databases, overviews, and roadmaps of Cancer Screening & Diagnostics solutions and research.


This helps align, guide, and inspire the global community behind current and future solutions to early cancer detection and diagnosis.


Cancer took our founder’s mother and father, yet has inspired Humanitrack’s volunteering powered platform and community to take action to fight Cancer.


Would you like to also take this action and get some fantastic volunteering experience in a professional setting that will look great on your CV and profile and help you on your career path?


Our next group of Humanitrack researchers will run from Aug 01 to Sep 30 2022 with a focus on cataloging lung and breast cancer screening and diagnostics solutions.



The Responsibilities:

  • Asynchronous remote working using Slack, Trello, Google Drive

  • A commitment to volunteer 8 hours of your time to desk research each week 

  • Joining bi-weekly virtual team meetings

  • Working remotely alongside 2 other starting researchers and 2 team managers (located in Denmark)...Humanitrack is global team of 10 volunteers and growing

  • Executing your weekly assigned desk research to create databases of all lung and breast cancer screening and diagnostic solutions and research, categorized by types and methods

  • Turning the databases into overviews of where humanity is at with these solutions and research and agile roadmaps of where we are going…these are freely shared with the world


The Rewards:

  • Experiencing doing tasks and research in a professional setting to help you on your career path

  • Recommendations (LinkedIn/CV) at end of September based on your performance

  • Meet like minded researchers from around the world! Humanitrack is already represented by 8 nationalities

  • Develop and practice new skills, particularly scientific research, collaboration, and presentation.  Mentorship, guidance, and feedback will be given on all of these

  • Being a part of something big and impactful…doing something that has a clear impact on moving humanity forward in the war on Cancer and helping to empower other students and researchers in the field

  • Possibility to continue on following 2 month project (stomach/skin cancer) based on your performance

  • Working with a passionate global team and being part of an impactful global startup that wants to track and accelerate technology freely to a healthy, sustainable future


The Requirements:

  • Excellent desk research skills with ability to quickly find links to current common, advanced, and coming solutions and related research

  • Committed to your weekly volunteering responsibilities of 8 hours per week for the 2 month project (Aug 01 - Sep 30 2022)

  • University level student or background with focus on or closely related to Cancer (exceptions to this if you are beyond passionate about the topic of cancer screening & diagnostics and have the desk research skills we need)

  • Organized

  • Self-driven

  • Ability to stick to the schedule and timelines

  • Professional (but feel free to have fun with the rest of the Humanitrack team on Slack)

  • Active and eager to achieve our goal of creating the first ever overviews and roadmaps of lung and breast cancer screening and diagnostics solutions for all of humanity



Please take action with us by applying now!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Working at
Humanitrack

Humanitrack is creating volunteering driven science and tech knowledge hubs tackling global challenges and empowering the global STEM community. We are tracking impactful technologies in our hubs while aligning, guiding, and inspiring the students and researchers driving them via our volunteering platform. This is to accelerate tech solutions to global challenges and lead humanity to a healthy, sustainable future. Volunteering via our platform or in our organization: -Constantly brings information to the surface in our open-source knowledge hubs -Creates roadmaps of tech solutions to identify knowledge and innovation gaps -Gives feedback and guidance to students and researchers in our community Check out how we are also empowering corporate employees via digital volunteering: https://youtu.be/npJE5tyoXxg

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