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We are currently recruiting for the following posts within the Grantham Research Institute at LSE:

Institute Manager

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow (Environmental Governance)

Assistant Professorial Research Fellow (Economics of Climate Change)

 

Institute Manager

Salary from £54,356 to £62,939 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £69,744 pa inclusive of London allowance

This post is for 5 years in the first instance, with potential to extend subject to funding

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI) is the home of climate-change and environment research at LSE. Chaired by Professor Lord Stern, GRI is a vibrant institute of about 50 people dedicated to world-leading analysis and engagement in climate change and sustainable development.

GRI seeks to appoint an experienced and pro-active Institute Manager to provide operational, financial and strategic leadership.  The Institute Manager is a key member of GRI’s senior management team, working closely with and reporting directly to the Institute Director.

The post holder will play a critical role in shaping the development and strategic direction of GRI.  They will have operational and administrative responsibility for finance, human resources, procurement, space, facilities, future funding applications, administration and events organisation.

Candidates should have considerable experience of working in an equivalent role, including managing teams, research grants and budgets. They should have outstanding communication and organisational skills and the ability to work creatively and strategically.

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 Sam Fankhauser s.fankhauser@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 4 December 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Assistant Professorial Research Fellow (Environmental Governance)

Salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website

This is a fixed term appointment for 4 years, with the possibility to extend (subject to funding)

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE, in conjunction with the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow to play a leadership role in its “Governance and Legislation” research area. The successful candidate will make leading contributions to research and engage actively with policy makers to become a thought-leader in the public debate on environmental governance.

They will have a completed, or nearly completed PhD in Politics, International Relations, Geography or a related discipline by the post start date and have expertise and research interests in environmental governance, with a particular focus on its comparative or global dimensions.  They will also have a track-record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications and excellent written and oral communication skills, including an ability to place one’s specialist work within a broader social science context.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include occupational pension scheme, a collegial environment and excellent support, 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.hr@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2019 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.


Assistant Professorial Research Fellow (Economics of Climate Change)

Salary is no less than £55,974 per annum (pay award pending) and the salary scale can be found on the LSE website

This is a fixed term appointment for 3 years with the possibility to extend (subject to funding)

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE, in conjunction with the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professorial Research Fellow to work on the economics of climate change. The successful candidate will make leading contributions to research and engage actively with policy makers to become a thought-leader in the public debate on climate change and the environment.

The successful candidate will have a completed, or be about to complete, a Ph.D. in economics, environmental economics, energy economics or a related discipline and a research focus on the economics of climate change. We are particularly interested in candidates specialising in behavioural economics, micro-econometrics or environmental macroeconomics.  Candidate are also expected to have a track-record or trajectory of peer-reviewed publications in high-ranking, internationally recognised academic journals and excellent written and oral communication skills, including a good command of spoken and written English.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include occupational pension scheme, a collegial environment and excellent support, 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.hr@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 November 2019 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

 


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