The Good Food Institute

Consumer Research Scientist (Remote)


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Consumer Research Scientist 

Drive the research behind our efforts to promote alternative protein

The Good Food Institute (GFI) is at the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger to antibiotic resistance and the exploitation of billions of animals annually. 

How You Will Make a Difference

In this role, you will have the opportunity to design and implement key consumer research projects, the results of which will help to accelerate the development and commercialization of plant-based and cultivated meat and seafood. The Consumer Research Scientist will be responsible for:

  • Leading the implementation of key consumer research projects related to the promotion of plant-based and cultivated meat and seafood.
  • Developing compelling communications materials and reports explaining study results.
  • Working with external partners on collaborative consumer research opportunities. 
  • Presenting key research findings at relevant conferences and events.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Who We’re Looking For

The Consumer Research Scientist must have:

  • A graduate degree in a relevant social science field is preferred (e.g., communication, psychology, sociology, behavioral science). We will also consider applicants with a bachelor’s degree with relevant experience at a market research company. 
  • Relevant research experience, proficiency with quantitative social science research methods, and ability to conduct descriptive and inferential statistical analyses.
  • Proficiency with SPSS or other data analysis software. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The ability to maintain an organized, efficient, and accurate workflow.
  • Comfort working remotely and in a rapidly growing and evolving organization.
  • Strong support for GFI’s philosophy and mission; demonstrated interest in public health, environmentalism, animal protection, or hunger relief.

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team.

The Fine Print

  • Terms of employment: Full-time, exempt
  • Reports to: Keri Szejda, Senior Consumer Research Scientist 
  • Location: Remote; United States
  • Benefits: Working from home, full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match, flexible holiday and vacation plans. opportunity for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues.
  • This is a U.S.-based position: We are only able to consider applicants who are United States citizens or who already possess a United States Worker Visa. 
  • Salary: $45,000-$60,000

Application Deadline: January 19, 2020

Time commitment: Full time

Applications due: 2020-01-19

  • Category Other
  • Created by Chris Hu
  • Submitted 11 Dec
  • Last updated 11 Dec