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Policy Analyst

Transition Pathway Initiative: Policy Fellow – Deputy research and project lead

Postdoctoral Research Position – Research Officer (Environmental politics)


Postdoctoral Research Position – Research Officer (Environmental politics)

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) at LSE are pleased to invite applications to the above post, which is a postdoctoral research position at the level of Research Officer.

Candidates are expected to have, or be about to complete, a PhD in Political Science, International Relations or a related field, with a research focus on the comparative and/or global dimensions of environmental politics. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, climate policy, low carbon energy transitions, climate legislation and climate litigation.  They should also have excellent communication skills, including written and oral English.

The appointee will be expected to play an active intellectual role in the life of the Institute, including collaborating with other research programmes, and with staff at other universities. We are looking for individuals who are excited about communicating their research to decisions makers.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the “How to apply” document
  2. Read the Job Description
  3. Read the Person Specification
  4. Applications must be made online through the LSE Jobs website

If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:  hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 20th April (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Policy Analyst

Salary from £36,347 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

This post is for 2 years with the potential to extend subject to funding

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics is pleased to invite applications to the above post.

The Grantham Research Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes. We are looking for a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, particularly on climate change adaptation and resilience and the ‘just transition’; aimed at decision-makers in the public, private and third sector. The successful candidate will work with both other policy analysts and academic researchers and will play an active intellectual role in the life of the Institute, including the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy. Some work outside of office hours will be required.

Candidates should have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, economics, environmental economics, international relations or a related field; experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private or third sector about climate-related issues; strong analytical skills and knowledge and experience across a range of climate change related disciplines; and excellent communications skills, including written and oral English.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the “How to apply” document
  2. Read the Job Description
  3. Read the Person Specification
  4. Applications must be made online through the LSE Jobs website

Should you have any queries about the role, please email Bob Ward at R.E.Ward@lse.ac.uk If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31st March 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Transition Pathway Initiative
Policy Fellow – Deputy research and project lead

From £46,100 – £53,295 per annum pa inclusive with potential to progress to £59,354 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed-term contract for three years with the potential to extend subject to funding

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, a research centre of the London School of Economics, is pleased to invite applications to the above post.

We are looking for a deputy research and project lead (Policy Fellow) for the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) at LSE and to support our other research on corporate carbon emissions. TPI is a global investor initiative supported by more than 60 asset owners and managers with over $18 trillion of Assets under Management and Advice. We assess how companies are progressing on the transition to a low-carbon economy. The Grantham Research Institute is the academic partner to the Initiative.

In this significant role within TPI, you will work with Professor Simon Dietz to conduct rigorous analysis to support TPI investors on climate change. You will lead on reports and presentations, develop TPI methodology, and engage with stakeholders including TPI partners and supporters, data providers, and media relations. You will manage a team of research assistants.

Candidates will have at minimum a postgraduate degree in environmental economics/finance, environmental/energy policy, corporate sustainability, economics, finance, management, or a related field. They will have at least 5 years of experience in a research role in academia or the private/public sector, focusing on corporate sustainability, corporate accountability, carbon foot-printing, ESG, sustainability, environmental markets, etc. They will have strong quantitative and analytical skills, with the ability to research complex issues and produce high-quality research outputs aimed at decision-makers, in a timely manner.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the “How to apply” document
  2. Read the Job Description
  3. Read the Person Specification
  4. Applications must be made online through the LSE Jobs website

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email gri@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29 March 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

 


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