|From||Felix Pretis <email@example.com>|
|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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Felix Pretis (email@example.com).
Programme for Economic Modelling
Institute for New Economic Thinking
at the Oxford Martin School
University of Oxford
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