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Senior Analyst (Quantitative Social Scientist)

Who we're looking for

OpenMinds is seeking a talented and dedicated Senior Analyst to join our team and play a crucial role in understanding the nuts & bolts of Russian society and analysing the impact of our work.

In this position, you will:

— Utilise the OpenMinds analytical platform to extract insights on developments within Russian society, integrate these findings into a broader context, and compose detailed analytical reports;

— Design and conduct social experiments (randomised controlled trials) to understand the causal impact of our work;

— Analyse and interpret data using various statistical techniques, identifying patterns, trends, and insights;

— Create comprehensive written reports based on data findings, presenting clear and actionable recommendations to the team/external stakeholders;

— Collaborate with a diverse team of experts, contributing to the development and implementation of strategies.

We are a perfect match if you have:

— MA/PhD degree in Social and Behavioural Sciences, or similar fields with a focus on quantitative skills;

— Proficient knowledge of Russian society and cultural dynamics;

— C1 or higher in written and spoken English and Russian;

— Proven experience in designing and conducting social experiments, polls and/or working with social media analysis tools;

— Proficiency in using statistical software and data visualisation tools (R, Excel);

— Experience of working on projects related to communications, social change, threat & disinfo detection will be an advantage.

We offer:

— Work in a fast-growing startup with proprietary AI technologies, solving the most difficult problems in the domains of social behaviour analytics and national security;

— Modern A+ class office in Kyiv;

— Competitive market salary and equity incentive plan;

— Opportunity to present your work on tier 1 conferences, panels, and briefings behind closed doors;

— Work face-to-face with world-leading experts in their fields, who are our partners and friends;

— Flexible work arrangements, including adjustable hours, location, and remote/hybrid options;

— Unlimited vacation and leave policies;

— Opportunities for professional development within a multidisciplinary team, boasting experience from academia, tech, and intelligence sectors;

— A work culture that values resourcefulness, proactivity, and independence, with a firm stance against micromanagement.