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PCAN Policy Fellow

Organisation
London School of Economics
Reference
VAC-16764
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Sector
Education
Location
London
Salary
£45,285 to £52,353
Expiry Date
24/03/2019
We are looking for a dynamic policy fellow to join the PCAN team. Based in London, but working closely with PCAN partners in Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds

Job Description

 

This is a fixed term appointment for 4 years

 

The Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics is a leading centre for research and training on climate change and the environment. Together with the Universities of Edinburgh and Leeds and Queen’s University Belfast the Institute is running the ESRC-funded Place-based Climate Action Network (PCAN). The aim of PCAN is to connect academic research with UK climate change policy and practice at the national and sub-national level.

 

We are looking for a dynamic policy fellow to join the PCAN team. Based in London, but working closely with PCAN partners in Belfast, Edinburgh and Leeds, the successful candidate will undertake policy analysis on local climate issues, liaise with researchers and engage with stakeholders in the public, private and third sectors. (S)he will work closely with the Grantham policy team and play an active role in the intellectual life at the Grantham Research Institute.

 

The post-holder will have a PhD or post-graduate degree in a climate policy, environmental policy, public policy, economics, business, finance or a related field, as well as at least 4 years’ experience in conducting practitioner- or policy-oriented analysis on UK climate policy, ideally from local, finance or private sector angle. Excellent analytical, project management and communication skills are essential.

 

Further information about the Institute and its related centres/programmes can be found at: http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/

 

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

 

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday 24 March 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.