Senior Occupational/Organisational Psychologists or Social Researchers

Job Title: Senior Occupational/Organisational Psychologists or Social Researchers
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £31,983 - £44,719
Reference: 125946
Job Published: July 02, 2021 08:55

Job Description

Senior Occupational/Organisational Psychologists or Social Researchers

£31,983 - £44,719

Portsdown West, Fareham or Porton Down, Salisbury

Ref: 125946

The world of work is changing.

Make sure we’re ready.

Here at Dstl, we keep the UK safe and secure with the latest science and technology. We’re a world-leader in our field and our work is incredibly varied, with real value and purpose. As a Psychologist or Social Researcher, you’ll have the chance to help us shape the Defence workforce of the future.

Today’s workplace is constantly evolving. Thanks to innovation, it’s more sophisticated than ever, and filled with new technologies.  We need to understand how best to engage, include, train, develop, and value the people who operate in this environment. As a Psychologist or Social Researcher at Dstl, you’ll be vital to this challenge.

Working with partners in industry and academia as part of £multi-million projects, you’ll deliver studies that help solve workforce challenges. A technical expert, you’ll be responsible for assuring research; making sure it’s of high quality and offers maximum value. You’ll also be involved in innovative internal research as needed, and possibly international research collaborations. It’s a fantastic opportunity to tackle the whole cycle of research and consultancy, from scoping and design, through to delivery and exploitation.

At this level, you’ll need a relevant degree (or equivalent) and extensive experience of designing and delivering research. With this background, you’ll know about qualitative and quantitative research methods, and assuring the work of others. You’ll also be used to working collaboratively and leading the scoping, planning and progress of research. Capable and articulate, you’ll be driven, inquisitive and keen to build on your knowledge within occupational / organisational psychology and social research.

With high quality training, work-life balance and the chance to advance, we offer flexibility and opportunities as well as varied, meaningful work. Join us at Dstl – The Science Inside.

Closing Date: 19th July 2021