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Research Officer (Low-carbon competitiveness)

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
from £35,432 to £42,860 pa
Expiry Date
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

Job Description


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.


Candidates are expected to have, or be about to complete, a PhD in Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economics or a related field. Candidates should also have a research interest in competitiveness and innovation in the low-carbon economy. They should have a strong technical background in applied environmental economics, micro-econometrics and/or program evaluation. Excellent and proficient IT skills, including creation and development of databases and advanced statistical software (e.g. Stata, R), or scientific computation (e.g. Matlab) are also essential.


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 linked to in the advert on the LSE website.


To apply for this post, please go to 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 Ginny Pavey, Institute Manager, at


The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 7th January 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.