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We are currently recruiting for the following posts:

Research Officer – Economics of Energy Efficiency

PHP Developer (temporary role)


Research Officer –  Economics of Energy Efficiency (up to two posts)

Salary from £33,784 to £40,867 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £43,973 pa inclusive

This is a fixed term appointment for two years, with a possibility for a third year extension subject to funding availability.

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, in conjunction with the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, is pleased to invite applications to the above post, which is at the level of Research Officer.

We are interested in strong candidates with an interest in pursuing empirical work on the impact of public policies, including energy taxes, on the adoption of energy-efficiency technologies by households and manufacturing companies.

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.

Candidates should have a PhD in Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Economics, Econometrics, or a related field.

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

For further information about the post, please read the job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:


The closing date for receipt of applications is 26 July 2016 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

PHP developer (temporary role)

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is looking for a temporary hourly-paid research assistant (ORA) to help develop an online experimental game. The position is to support the design and analysis of economic experimental games in London, United Kingdom and Xiamen, China.

The position involves PHP coding of an interactive experimental game, supporting the logistics of game implementation, creating a database of the results of the game, and some analysis of the game results.

The ideal candidate has experience in developing websites in PHP, experience conducting and designing computer-based economic experimental games and an interest in understanding what drives individuals to coordinate. Ability to use AJAX and Javascript is desirable. Candidates should be able and willing to liaise with researchers based internationally.

The hourly rate is £15 (gross and including holiday pay). The start date is as soon as possible and the position is expected to be around 30 hours of work.

Please send an example of previous PHP coding (back end and front end), an example website that showcases your work, as well as a CV with details of experience and relevant skills to quoting TLT04. The deadline for applications is midnight 6th July 2016.