Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Net Zero Governance Systems), Net Zero Regulation and Policy Hub

University of Oxford
June 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:£36,024 - £44,263
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Net Zero Governance Systems), Net Zero Regulation and Policy Hub

Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Oxford, OX2 6GG

About the Blavatnik School of Government

Our vision is of a world better led, a world better served and a world better governed. We are a global school committed to improving the quality of government and public policymaking worldwide, through three routes: teaching current and future leaders ; generating research with impact ; and engaging with governments and practitioners.

What we offer

The School is a collaborative, friendly, and dynamic department based in an award-winning building in Oxford. We host regular events and talks with well- known guest speakers – all of which are open to staff. On the social side, we have regular coffee/cake mornings for staff, a family-friendly Halloween event, and Christmas and summer parties.

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

  • An excellent contributory pension scheme
  • 38 days' annual leave
  • Family leave schemes and a comprehensive range of childcare services
  • Cycle loan scheme and discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans
  • Membership to a variety of social and sports clubs
  • Opportunities for remote working.
  • More information about working at the School can be found on our jobs page .

    About the Role

    We are looking for a talented postdoctoral researcher to join the Oxford Martin Programme on Net Zero Policy and Regulation. This is an exciting role at the centre of a critical new research endeavour.

    Reporting to the Programme's Principle Investigators (Professor Thomas Hale and Dr Thom Wetzer), the Postdoctoral Research Fellow's primary role will be to carry out original, world-class academic research, both independently and in collaboration with the Programme research team. This includes leading the programme's work on net zero governance systems.

    You will also be responsible for contributing new ideas for new research projects, developing these ideas for generating research income and providing guidance to junior members of the research group; including research assistants, PhD students, and/or project volunteers.

    About You

    You will have strong subject area knowledge of governance systems and a capacity for bold and innovative research.

    You will hold, or be close to completion of, a PhD/DPhil in a field relevant to the programme. along with the ability to contribute ideas for new research projects and manage own academic research and associated activities.

    Previous experience of contributing to publications/presentations along with excellent communication skills, including abilities to write for publication, present research proposals and results, are also essential.

    Application Process

    You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, CV, one sole-authored writing sample (max. 20 pages) and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on 14 June 2024.

    Contact Person : HR team Vacancy ID : 172994 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 14-Jun-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : [email protected] Salary (£) : £36,024 - £44,263 (with a discretionary range to £48,350) per annum, dependent on experience

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