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London PhD Scholarships and job opportunities in New York

24th Nov 2016

The BIT PhD Scholarships Programme is now taking applications for 2017. We are looking to award two scholarships in collaboration with the School of Public Policy, University College London (UCL). Each scholarship will run from autumn 2017 for three years. The scholarships can focus on any area of behavioural science and public policy, but strong links between the work of BIT and the research interests of staff at the School of Public Policy are preferred. While completing their PhD, scholarship students will work part-time at BIT’s London office, embedded within a relevant policy team. Successful applicants will also be expected to meet UCL’s entry requirements.

Please submit a CV, a statement of interest in working for BIT and a research proposal (each to be no longer than two pages) to The research proposal should make clear the specific policy problem(s) to which their research will be applied. Applications will close on the 19th December 2016 at midnight (GMT).

BIT North America is looking for a number of exceptional candidates to join us in our New York office as we continue to grow. We are recruiting team members at both Associate Advisor and Advisor levels. These roles will focus on policy issues relating to either state and local government or international development. Please apply for state and local government positions here and for international development, apply here. Applications will close on the 2nd January 2017 at 9.00am (EST).

In addition, BIT North America is looking for an Office Manager, based in New York. This is a wide-ranging role in which the successful candidate will work directly with the Senior Vice President. Specific responsibilities will include financial management, human resources, legal support and office management. You will need to be flexible, self-starting and willing to work on a variety of projects. Please apply here. Applications will close on the 19th December at 9.00am (EST).

Please note that applicants must be authorised to work in the US – The Behavioral Insights Team is not able to provide visa sponsorship for vacancies within our New York office.