We are seeking a Research Analyst in the field of Climate Impacts and Policy Analysis to support our science and policy teams. The successful candidate will join the team to implement the highly interdisciplinary MAGIC project analysing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, which is conducted in collaboration with several research partners across Europe. The project’s focus lies on analysing the implications and interlinkages of EU policies related to the Nexus, both through EU-wide as well as case study analyses.
The position requires strong interest in interdisciplinary work and willingness to take-‐up and further develop quantitative as well as qualitative research methods spanning several disciplines. The position is based in Berlin, Germany, and will require close collaboration with our partners and travel to project meetings across Europe. The fixed-term contract of 24h/week provides the opportunity for the candidate to pursue a doctorate degree in collaboration with an external Academic institution.
- Developing and conducting independent research based on the project requirements and deliverables, leading to scientific publications.
- Close collaboration with the European research partners as well as Climate Analytics’ Science and Policy teams, also beyond the project’s scope.
- Preparation of project documentation and reports.
- A Master’s degree (or comparable qualification) in Political Science, Geography,Environmental Science or other related discipline.
- Strong interest in interdisciplinary work.
- Ability and willingness to work both with quantitative as well as qualitative methods and to explore new approaches and methods.
- Basic programming and spatial analysis skills are preferable; willingness to learn is required.
- A well-developed sense for team work and ability to interact with a diverse array of people.
- Willingness to travel is required.
- A doctoral thesis project (PhD) is strongly encouraged.
- Excellent English writing and oral skills are a requirement; basic German skills are welcome, but not required.
We offer a positive and inspiring working atmosphere in an international team as well as insights into the international climate change negotiations and our support work for the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Least Developed Countries (LDCs).