Job Opportunity: Research Fellow in Energy Transitions, UCL, London

Job Opportunity: Research Fellow in Energy Transitions, UCL, London

Job title

Research Fellow in Energy Transitions, – Ref:1827936

Duties and Responsibilities

To build, critique and apply system dynamics energy models, and other approaches that can be used in socio-technical energy transitions (STET) modelling.

To complete key tasks and outcomes in the O-STET,NAVIGATE, EnergyRev and UKERC projects, including publishing and disseminating findings.

To be a core member of the energy systems theme of the UCL Energy Institute Location: Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0NN.

The post is for 24 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available. We would expect the successful candidate to develop their career and contribute to further research proposals in this area.

Required Skills:

A PhD in a quantitative discipline in behavioural science, economics, business studies, engineering, or another quantitative field of the social or physical sciences          

Evidence of experience in system dynamics modelling. Ideally this would be applied to electricity and energy systems analysis, but experience in other policy fields is also of interest.

Experience in data analysis, relevant programming languages, and software. Ideally this would include VENSIM as a key analytical environment.

Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds

Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing, with students, academic and administrative staff at all levels        

An ability to engage in stakeholder debates and to integrate observed behaviour into research, teaching and enterprise activity

Ability to communicate to key stakeholders in government, industry and wider society

Commitment to UCL’s policy for equal opportunity

Location:

Central London

Salary range:

Grade 7, £35,965  – £43,470

URL to host organization:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/energy/news/2019/sep/energy-institute-hiring-research-fellow-energy-transitions


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