Human Sciences Analyst

Posted 10 days ago by Ministry of Defence
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £39,456 pa Sector Clinical, Forensic, Occupational, Leadership Roles, Miscellaneous

This post is responsible for the provision of subject matter assessment derived from human and social science expertise and deliver assessment and reporting in support of the National Cyber programme and other areas that are of high interest to the UK’s Defence and Security priorities.

The post provides policy and decision-makers within the MoD and other government departments with a deep understanding of internal MOD and national cyber enterprise responsibilities in support of a wide range of activity including current operations, contingency planning and policy formulation. Outputs include written analytical assessments, oral briefs to seniors and responding to quick turnaround ‘Requests for Information’.

The post holder would be expected to employ good analytical, drafting and presentation skills in order to communicate judgments.

The post holder will be required to work closely with a diverse range of stakeholders and customers including technical Subject Matter experts from across MoD, cyber practitioners within MoD and other government departments as well as allies. They will also contribute to the continuing development of Human Sciences ethical methodologies and capability development.


It is essential that the applicant has a proven and demonstrable background and experience in a human science, preferably Psychology or Social sciences and a minimum of 4-5 years applying this preferably in a government or academic setting, as is a post-graduate BPS accredited degree in psychology or related social science.

For more information including a full job description and to apply please visit quoting 1573245 to search for the vacancy.

Closing date: 8 April 2018.

The MOD is an Equal Opportunities employer and seeks to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the stated requirements.

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