UX Researcher


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    8 June 2024  
    Posted on
    8 May 2024  

Are you interested in contributing to the advancement of science?

Do you have a proven track record in a range of qualitative and quantitative user research techniques?

About our Team:

Our Academic & Government team helps our communities accelerate knowledge for a better world by helping to establish, discover and advance knowledge. We do this by turning scientific discoveries into peer reviewed knowledge, hosting the world’s richest corpus of knowledge, allowing users to unlock insights from content and by measuring the quality and impact of research - turning insights into outcomes.

About the Role:

The UX Researcher will support Agile Squads, working on ScienceDirect at Elsevier. ScienceDirect is the world's leading source for scientific, technical, and medical researchers in research institutions worldwide. Your research will ensure the solutions we build have value and meet users' needs. You will be part of a wider User Experience Research and Design community across Elsevier.


  • Partnering with senior colleagues to plan and conduct research projects

  • Conducting contextual user interviews, concept value testing, usability testing of prototypes and early designs

  • Presenting research in an engaging way to different audiences

  • Contributing to research participant recruitment to ensure feedback can be collected quickly and efficiently

  • Supporting Research Operations work, including maintaining our research repository


  • Demonstrate a range of qualitative and quantitative research techniques and advanced analysis skills

  • Have experience in applying a range of research methods, such as contextual interviews and usability testing. Ensure the research methods suit the research question, project stage and timescale.

  • Demonstrate experience working collaboratively with colleagues in a wide range of roles.

  • Be a self-starter, comfortable working in a flexible way

  • Be proactive in involving product teams and other stakeholders in the research process

Work in a way that works for you:

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. We offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working for you:

We know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days

  • Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits

  • Wellbeing programs

  • Life assurance

  • Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme

  • Save As You Earn share option scheme

  • Travel Season ticket loan

  • Electric Vehicle Scheme

  • Optional Dental Insurance

  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children

  • RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you

  • Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer

  • Access to extensive learning and development resources

  • Access to employee discounts scheme via Perks at Work

About the Business:

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.

Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know.

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