Nottingham, NG2 7RL | instinct laboratorySalary: £24,000 – £28,000 paAbout usinstinct laboratory is an unusual business. We fuse together three normally disconnected services into one comprehensive offering, tackling some of the world’s most complex challenges. Our qualitative research department explores what human beings do, our behavioural sciences team explains how human beings ‘work’ and finally, our creative department generates ideas that change how people behave. Everything we do is objective and designed to help human beings lead better lives.Whilst we are based in the UK, the majority of our clients are overseas. We have worked in nearly 50 countries on the broadest range of projects, from healthcare sciences through to transport systems, global consumer brands through to elite sport. The one thing that unifies what we do is the study of human beings.We are at the forefront of what we do, and no two challenges are ever the same. To join us you will need tremendous drive, curiosity, and an ability to navigate uncertainty. We specialise in exploring new avenues and searching for the unknown. This means at times you may feel slightly uncomfortable, however with passion and care, instinct laboratory will provide you with a career opportunity like no other.The roleWe’re looking for the very best Behavioural Scientist or Evolutionary Biologist to join our team. You will have a fascination into how human beings work and your thirst to understand our behaviour will contribute towards solving some of our clients most complex challenges.Your work will be diverse and could range from studying anthropometrics and seating design optimisation, to building and running workshops in our own auditorium. Applying theories of cognitive development and decision making, you will support live projects for our global client base and actively share knowledge with colleagues across our business.You will need to take a structured and logical approach to solving highly complex human problems, be well-read in science and have a broad understanding of current affairs, society and humanitarian issues. We work with elite teams in high consequence environments, guide some of the world’s largest businesses and are involved in supporting the future of healthcare: your role will have a real impact!Our perfect candidate is intensely curious (if they weren’t busy reading this advert, they would probably be reading the New Scientist right now!) and will have an exceptional ability to articulate themself, both in person and in writing.About youWe are open to receiving applications from candidates with a range of experience as we want to find the best person to fit into our team. However, you should:Have a first-class degree in biology, behavioural sciences or anthropology from a leading university and have a strong academic record.Be well-read in science and up-to-date with news and current affairs.Have a natural passion for knowledge and curiosity for the world, with a particular fascination into how human beings work.Be open-minded and willing to think about problems from new perspectives.Have a talent for articulating complex ideas in accessible ways, both written and verbally.Be comfortable presenting in front of audiences.Be excited to share new ideas, concepts, models and learnings with colleagues and peers.Be confident using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel and Word).What we offerChance to work for a unique business at the forefront of understanding human behaviour.A visionary, one of a kind office space – instinct house.A culture based on sharing knowledge, learning and development.Unparalleled global experience and exposure, guiding some of the world’s largest businesses, improving performance in elite teams and supporting the future of healthcare.How to apply:If you think that you’re the right candidate for this role, we would love to hear from you.Applications should include:A covering letter detailing how your experience can translate into this exciting role.Your CV.Three questions about our business or this role.Please include the reference #2126 in your correspondence.