Research Associate – APAC


The Good Food Institute (GFI) is an international network of nonprofit think tanks working to make the global food system better for the planet, people, and animals. Alongside scientists, businesses, and policymakers, GFI’s teams focus on making plant-based, fermentation-enabled, and cultivated proteins delicious, affordable, and accessible. Powered by philanthropy, we are advancing alternative proteins as an essential solution needed to meet the world’s climate, global health, food security, and biodiversity goals. GFI APAC is our think tank covering the APAC region and is headquartered in Singapore.

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Job description

How you will make a difference

The Research Associate will play an indispensable role in GFI APAC’s Corporate Engagement (CE) team. You will leverage your research and analytical skills to develop a market-leading understanding of regional market and consumer trends in alternative proteins. You will stay abreast of the latest trends in this fast-moving industry, identify market and consumer research gaps and close them, execute new research and synthesise various data sources, develop data-driven findings, and communicate game-changing insights to accelerate the alternative protein industry. You will be responsible for:

Who we’re looking for

The Research Associate must have:

We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every color, orientation, age, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team.

Research indicates that men tend to apply for jobs when they meet just 60% of the criteria, while women and other marginalized groups only apply if they are a 100% match. If you are passionate about GFI’s mission and think you have what it takes to be successful in this role even if you don’t check all the boxes, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

The fine print

Beyond the initial screening process, there will be several further rounds. We really look forward to hearing from you!

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