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[Met-jobs] Post-Doctoral Researcher at University of Oxford (3-years)

From Felix Pretis <>
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Date Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:37:31 +0000

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford, Department of Economics

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral researcher with a background in climate science to contribute to empirically modelling the interaction between human activity and climate change using modern econometric methods. The post is due to start on 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is full-time for the duration of the project (3 years).

The post-holder will be a member of a research network working independently to carry out research for the project ‘Understanding the interaction of human activity and climate change: empirical modelling of energy balance systems’ in collaboration with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) funded by the Robertson Foundation. The post-holder will contribute to the research on empirically modelling the interaction between human activity and climate change.

The post-holder will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil in Climatology, Physics, Geoscience, or a related discipline. The post-holder will possess a demonstrated interest in statistics/econometrics and economics, along with an ability to work in an inter-disciplinary environment collaborating with researchers spanning multiple fields from economics to climate science. The post-holder will also have experience of using statistical software, such as R, Ox, Matlab, Python.

Applications should include a CV, a supporting statement, together with the names and contact details of three referees.

To apply:

Please see the Further Particulars for more information.
For further information and to apply for this position, please go to:

Closes: 12:10 Thu, 30 Jul 2015
Salary: Grade 7: £30,434 - £37,394 p.a.

For informal inquiries about the position please contact David F Hendry ( and Felix Pretis (


Felix Pretis
Programme for Economic Modelling
Institute for New Economic Thinking
at the Oxford Martin School
University of Oxford

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