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.
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