Scientific Researcher & Writer

Job description


We are looking for a motivated and high-achieving  Scientific Researcher & Writer based in London to join a team leading the commercialisation of causal AI. This is a full-time placement with significant opportunities for personal development.

We offer an intellectually stimulating environment, work within an interdisciplinary team and an inclusive culture. We are a high-calibre, mission-driven team building a technology that improves our world.

The Company

causaLens leads causal AI research. Causality is a major step towards developing true AI. Our technology transforms organisations by autonomously discovering valuable insights that optimise business outcomes. Our flagship product, time-series prediction engine, goes beyond both traditional machine learning and AutoML. It has become the industry standard in the financial sector and is increasingly being used in a wide range of industries. causaLens is run by top scientists and engineers, 70% holding a PhD in a quantitative field. For more information visit or contact us on Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Roles and Responsibilities

This is an exciting role for a smart, creative person with a strong technical background and desire to apply his/her skills in a stimulating commercial environment. Your work will include:

  • Designing, running, and analysing research findings to create engaging content
  • Liaising with our team of Scientists and Engineers to identify and develop compelling content and advise on how to shape this
  • Be at the forefront of idea generation for novel research and product direction
  • Inspiring Audience about the value and importance of causal AI in business applications


    • The opportunity to join a fast-growing, agile, and international team passionate about innovation and making a difference
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Share option scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • 32 days paid holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
    • Equipment you need to get the job done (MacBook Pro etc.)
    • Good work-life balance
    • Opportunities for continued learning and self-development, including courses, conferences and book budget
    • Flexible work-from-home and remote days
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Weekly journal club and knowledge sharing presentations
    • Regular team outings, pizza Thursdays and annual company retreats
    • Fruits, snacks and soft drinks in the office
    • Amazing, smart, fun and inspiring colleagues, always there to support your ideas, growth and enthusiasm


    Our interview process consists of a test, intro interview and one on-site visit. We will do our best to transparently communicate the process with the successful candidates.

    Job requirements

    • Strong academic record (MEng, MSci, EngD or PhD)

    • Proven record of scientific publications and public speaking engagements is a plus

    • Demonstrated ability to discover the business potential of novel, cutting-edge, technologies

    • Proven and exceptional communication skills to deliver compelling content across a wide range of audiences

    • Creativity—able to see new and unique ideas through to fruition

    • Demonstrable experience in creating original content but also guiding others in a senior editorial role

    • An excellent written and verbal communicator with a high level of business acumen

    • Highly capable, self-motivated, collaborative and personable

    • High integrity and drive

    • Naturally curious and effective problem solver

    • Ability to effectively work independently in a fast-moving environment