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Quantitative Sociologist

Who we're looking for

OpenMinds is seeking a talented and dedicated Quantitative Sociologist 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:

— Design, plan, and conduct surveys & online 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

— Proven experience in designing and conducting quantitative research projects

— Proficiency in using data analysis and visualisation tools (SPSS/Python/R/Excel)

— C1 or higher in written and spoken English and Russian

— Proficient knowledge of Russian society and cultural dynamics will be an advantage

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

We offer:

— Work in a fast-growing company with proprietary AI technologies

— Competitive market salary

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

— Unlimited vacation and leave policies

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

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

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

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