Senior Research Director - Behavioral Science


: $149,210.00 - $203,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

The Ipsos Behavioral Science Center works with clients across a variety of business sectors ranging from consumer-packaged goods, to healthcare, to financial, and technology; we also leverage a variety of research approaches ranging from qualitative, to ethnography, to survey, to online communities, and social listening. We ve helped a broad range of Fortune 100 companies create more powerful communications, optimize packaging decisions, innovate new products, and create long-term changes in behavior.
We are therefore looking for someone who is comfortable and capable of working on a variety of different project types typically at the same time. This person should be able to make broad connections and see patterns in research findings and solutions to ultimately help our clients apply learnings from a variety of different sources. The person in this role will working with a variety of internal and external clients and needs to be comfortable interacting with others in a variety of situations and is comfortable thinking on her/his feet.
Your primary role will be working with senior team members to develop business and execute day-to-day project needs. Specifically, you will:
Apply academic theories and frameworks to create the design and content of client proposals and deliverables to provide insights on client s business challenges Working with the team to merge academic theories to build unique BeSci point of view for Ipsos
Develop contents for and lead workshops and webinars, internally and externally
Participate in client meetings
In addition to the day-to-day tasks, we seek someone who will ultimately contribute to our thought leadership, product development, and internal evangelism for behavioral science insights.
Required Skills
Successful candidates should possess several of the following characteristics:
Strong passion for Behavioral Science and problem solving
Demonstrated track-record excellence in previous work (academic, professional, or personal)
Advance degree in psychology, marketing, anthropology or a field related to understanding human behavior
Some professional experience (2-4 years) preferred but not required in marketing, insights, or consulting OR advanced degree in related field
Strong time-management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet all deadlines
Strong ability to make and sustain relationships
Ability to work independently
Best of class oral and written communication skills

Associated topics: behavior science, behavior scientist, dayrehab, mental health, neuroscience, psychology, psychopharmacology, social behavior, social worker, therapist * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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