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We are currently seeking applications for the following roles:

Publications Manager

Salary from £34,156 to £41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive

This is full time position and for 2 years in the first instance

The Grantham Research Institute is a world-leading centre for the study of the economics and social sciences of climate change and other global environmental problems at London School of Economics and Political Science. We are seeking a talented publications professional to join our communications team. This is a role for someone who will thrive in a high-profile institute that promotes informed discussion and decision-making in a controversial area.

The Institute has created a new position in its communications team for a Publications Manager who will be expected to deliver the Institute’s communications strategy by ensuring the delivery of high-impact, high-quality policy reports and other outputs aimed at decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors on climate change policy and other environmental issues. The strategic position requires very strong editorial and project management skills relating to the production of publications, and the ability to devise and deliver focused dissemination plans.

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

Interested in applying?

  1. Read our ‘How to apply’ document
  2. Read the job description
  3. Read the person specification
  4. Submit your application online at www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs

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


Research Officer (Environment and Development)
Internal opportunity – open to current LSE employees only

Salary from £34,156 to £41,317 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £44,456 pa inclusive

This is a fixed term appointment for one year (maternity cover)

The Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics is a leading centre for research, teaching and training in climate change and the environment. We produce both academic research and policy-oriented analysis for a wider audience.

We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to work with Professors Sam Fankhauser and Declan Conway on a range of projects including Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE), an IDRC-funded project on climate–resilient development in Africa and South-Central Asia. The successful candidate will play an active intellectual role in the life of the Grantham Research Institute, including the ESRC-sponsored Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy.

The post-holder will have a completed a PhD in geography, environmental studies, development studies or a related field. They will also have a strong research background in climate or environmental change, including developing country fieldwork experience and some knowledge of adaptation to climate risks. Good writing and communication skills are essential, as is experience in data collection and analysis.  The post holder will be expected to be available for a number of fieldwork trips over the length of the contract. French language skills would be a plus.

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

Interested in applying?

  1. Read our How to apply’ document
  2. Read the job description
  3. Read the person specification
  4. Submit your application online at www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs

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