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Behavioral Research Lead at Growing Food Systems Start-up

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Ruminate
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Grand Rapids, MI

Ruminate


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Ruminate is a rapidly growing nonprofit start-up focused on using behavioral science to break down complex food system issues and find digestible, evidence-based solutions. 

The Behavioral Research Lead will grow with our organization and work with us to manage a portfolio of opportunities garnered through our inaugural year of 2019. The person in this role will work closely with our Executive Director and ensure high-quality work is delivered, manage partner relationships, discuss and build new collaboration opportunities, and support the growth of our project base and team.

Our Behavioral Research Lead will:

  • Manage and grow our portfolio of projects, including collaborating with our partners
  • Ensure high standards are met for protocols, research plans, and ethics are followed across our work
  • Will lead work-plan development and coordination across our projects
  • Design state-of-the-art metrics and innovations with our research and creative teams
  • Coordinate with our Multimedia Journalist on thought pieces we look to publish
  • Lead continuous updates of standards for lab research and streamline lab processes
  • Represent Ruminate externally

Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Public Policy, or a related field is preferred. 
  • Strong technical understanding of economics, statistics, and/or evaluation is necessary
  • Strong project management skills and experience with the ability to lead projects
  • Strong leadership and collaborative working skills
  • Familiarity with behavioral science
  • A self-motivated working style with excellent time management skills, attention to detail, and a comfort in asking questions when necessary
  • Strong organizational skills

Ruminate is a remote organization. All staff work remotely. We are a nonprofit start-up whose entire staff currently works in a volunteer capacity as we grow into a self-sustaining organization by applying for funding for programs and partnerships built from our 2019 foundation. This position is between 10-20 hours per week, depending on the desired applicant’s schedule.

Ruminate is a rapidly growing nonprofit start-up focused on using behavioral science to break down complex food system issues and find digestible, evidence-based solutions. 

The Behavioral Research Lead will grow with our organization…

Details at a glance

  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

Grand Rapids, MI

How to Apply

To apply, please send a resume and a thoughtful and concise cover letter in a single PDF attachment to Kara Kaminski-Killiany with “Behavioral Research Lead” in the subject line. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply, please send a resume and a thoughtful and concise cover letter in a single PDF attachment to Kara Kaminski-Killiany with “Behavioral Research Lead” in the subject line…

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