Research Analyst - Ethics

Trilateral Research Ltd

Trilateral Research is a London-based company, created in October 2004. Our team collaborates across social sciences and technology development to bring insights from each into supporting data driven innovation. We provide research, advisory and technology development services to private and public sector organisations. With over 15 research projects and a growing list of clients (e.g., the European Commission, UNHCR, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)), we are looking to recruit a Research Analyst with expertise in ethics to join the team.

The successful candidate will have some expertise in one or more of the following fields:

  • Applied ethics
  • Ethics assessment of technology
  • Responsible research and innovation (RRI)

The post-holder will be expected to liaise with project partners and clients across the EU and internationally and to deliver high quality research and project outputs in a collaborative and supportive research-intensive environment in which short and demanding deadlines are frequent.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Performing research work related to current projects, writing reports or sections of reports, policy briefs and developing other deliverables as required to fulfil contractual obligations.
  • Interviewing stakeholders to gather views and information relevant for current projects.
  • Collaborating in the research and writing content for grant proposals and tender submissions.
  • If necessary, attending and/or presenting at conferences and workshops, involving occasional travel outside the UK.
  • Writing content for peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, as part of projects, or as an outgrowth from projects.


  • Candidates should have a PhD (or near completion) in ethics and, preferably, some post-doc, ethics-related experience.
  • Candidates should have strong, demonstrable writing skills and preferably will have already published papers in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be personable and have good presentation skills.
  • Candidates should be based in the UK or be willing to move to London or able to attend periodic team meetings in London.

This position will be subject to a one-year contract, but could be extended.

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to: All applications should be marked specifically as “application for Research analyst - ethics position”. We will process on a rolling basis and earlier candidates will be considered first.

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