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Practice – New York City, New York
Department Practice
Employment Type Full-Time

BEworks is the first management consulting firm dedicated to the practice of applying behavioural science to strategy, marketing, operations, and policy challenges. Founded in Toronto in 2010, we are now expanding our physical footprint into the US; New York City to be more precise.   In NYC, we are starting with a team who will be focused on leveraging their behavioural science knowledge to teach business / policy leaders how to use behavioural science and the scientific method to think differently about how to solve their business and policy challenges.  Associates will be required to travel within the US and Canada and some may be transitioned to our Toronto office in the future to join our core consulting team.

When you join BEworks, you are joining a firm that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. This position offers candidates the chance to work with a passionate and accomplished team. As a BEworks Associate, your analytical, inter-personal, creative thinking, business management, and leadership skills will be called upon from day one.  


  • Evaluating data
  • Uncovering client assumptions
  • Understanding a client’s knowledge, intuition, and priors
  • Auditing their experimental capability


  • Gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing information and existing scientific research, including insights drawn from BEworks’ proprietary IP database


  • Supporting the design and building of both large and small scale randomized control experiments of rigorous quality and exceptionally high standards (peer review and academic advisors provide guidance to ensure robustness of designs and analyses)
  • Conducting analysis in R, Python, SPSS or similar
  • Managing, organizing, and analyzing large, complex data sets (multiple variables, multiple time periods)


  • Ensuring that clients receive a high level of service through the co-development of client reports
  • Participating in/delivering workshops and presentations
  • Teaching/explaining scientific research to clients
  • Overall project management (our timelines are very aggressive compared to standard academic practice).


  • Preparing workshops designed to educate clients about behavioural economics
  • Designing customized workshops that address client questions
  • Facilitate full or multi-day workshops that include intro BE, experimental design and hands-on exercises


  • Preparing proposals (requires scientific expertise because our solutions rely on academic research and experimental design)
  • Hiring (candidates are evaluated and elected by peers through a back-end grading system)
  • Writing for academic journals, industry journals, internally-published white papers
  • Providing ongoing internal peer review through a rigorous, but collaborative academic approach


  • A PhD is required, preferably in one of the following areas: psychology (preferably social, cognitive, or consumer), marketing (consumer behavior), economics (empirical or micro), or judgment and decision making
  • Post-doc experience and/or commercial/consulting experience would be an asset
  • A passion for empirical behavioral research
  • Strong research methods capabilities for leading the design of complex, multi-staged multivariate randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and strong statistical knowledge are essential
  • High energy, self-starter who possesses a strong commitment to excellence
  • Ability and desire to work in a highly collaborative (and frankly, sometimes noisy) team
  • A voracious appetite for learning
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • A solid team player who is also an independent thinker
  • Deadline driven, organized, and able to multi-task
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills are important
  • Upto 35% travel may be required

To apply, you must complete the Associate Application Survey:

We welcome and encourage you to apply even if you do not think you might meet all the specified qualifications above. We function as a highly collaborative team, and so we work with each other’s strengths and weaknesses

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