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Senior Researcher, Social Brain

Senior Researcher, Social Brain

Salary: £29,000 pa

Contract Type: Permanent, applications for both full and part-time hours are being considered for this post

Location: London, WC2N 6EZ

The Social Brain project is a core part of our research identity at the RSA, underpinning our view of human capability, and informing our approach to behaviour change.

An opportunity has arisen for a creative and skilled researcher to join our team. Working closely with the Associate Director of Social Brain in this newly created role, you will undertake and manage research, analysis and reporting on major strands of Social Brain work. You will also assist with fundraising and be responsible for horizon scanning and maintaining an engaging online presence for the project.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the future scope of this innovative project by assisting with its development into a wider programme of work. 

The ideal candidate will have an active interest in brains and behaviour, an analytical mind, and experience of successful fund raising. You will have a confident approach to your work and strong interpersonal skills, enabling you to communicate and engage effectively with a range of different people and audiences.

For over 250 years the RSA has been a cradle of enlightenment thinking and a force for social progress. Our approach is multi-disciplinary, politically independent and combines cutting edge research and policy development with practical action.  This work is supported by our 27,000 Fellows around the world.

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To apply for this role please submit the following to recruitment@rsa.org.uk:

  • Your CV

  • Covering letter explaining how you fit the requirements of this role and the RSA’s broader mission

  • Your preference regarding working full or part time. If part-time, please state how many days or hours you would ideally like to work

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