Data Scientist, JUST Capital 2019-05-27T23:22:38+00:00

Job description:

JUST Capital, an independent, nonprofit research organization, makes it easier for people and companies to do right by their stakeholders by tracking the business behaviors Americans care about most. Our research, rankings, and data-driven tools help Americans make informed decisions about where to invest, work, and buy to direct capital towards companies advancing a more just future. The list of America’s Most JUST Companies, including the groundbreaking JUST 100 and Industry Leaders, is published annually in Forbes and on JUSTCapital

Eminent hedge fund manager and philanthropist Paul Tudor Jones co-founded JUST Capital, and it counts Deepak Chopra, Arianna Huffington, Ray Chambers, Steve Schmidt, and many others among its Board. The organization is supported by some of the country’s premier philanthropies, including the Ford Foundation and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has forged partnerships with an array of elite research institutions, including MIT, Stanford, and NORC at the University of Chicago.

The Opportunities

JUST Capital seeks to fill several data scientist opportunities.

The key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Create analytical dashboards at an appropriate level of granularity to support our mission
Conceptually map cause and effect relationships to statistical models to develop a robust understanding of business drivers
Statistically test hypotheses directly in data to further inform an intuition around business drivers
The ideal candidates will – at a minimum – possess:

Passion for JUST Capital’s mission and be a role model for what we as an organization are measuring in corporate behavior
Demonstrable experience with understanding and gathering corporate data, preferably ESG data
Practical, intuitive problem solver with a demonstrated ability to translate quantitative analysis into actionable business strategies with incomplete data sets
3-5 years of experience and proficiency with Python, R, SQL, and business analytics software like Tableau
Demonstrable experience and proficiency with NLP (Natural Language Processing) in text mining
Expert in predictive modeling and experienced with machine learning to detect, model, validate and leverage
Experience interacting with a wide range of stakeholders – can adapt communication style to the audience
Operate at the highest level of integrity and ethical standards
The JUST Capital Work Environment

JUST Capital is a small organization staff-wise and operates with a nimble, entrepreneurial early-stage mindset. As such, in addition to the above responsibilities, candidates should have professional work approaches, be self-starters and possess well developed organizational skills honed to allow him/her to be effective and resourceful in a fast-paced workplace. Further, adaptability, good colleagueship, working with cross-functional teams to deliver projects on tight deadlines, and internal community building are important attributes of the JUST Capital culture.


Due to the pace of these searches, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications should include a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this opportunity and your qualifications in addition to your resume.

Submit your resume and cover letter to: Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. Due to volume, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.