Research Fellow Central Banking and Sustainability

Recruiter
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON 3
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
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1242284909
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP)

London

Research Fellow Central Banking and Sustainability

Full Time

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £35,328 - £42,701 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty, known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability.

UCL IIPP is seeking a Research Fellow (RF) with a background and interest in sustainable finance, central banks and financial regulation. The RF will primarily work on a 2-year project entitled 'Central banking for Sustainability' funded by the philanthropic foundation Partners for a New Economy a well as smaller grants for other foundations. The RF will work closely with the Principle Investigator on the project, Dr Josh Ryan-Collins and other researchers and staff at IIPP with an interest in green finance and green growth.

This appointment is fixed for 24 months in the first instance. Further funding to support the post may become available.

The ideal candidate for the post will have or be close to completing a PhD in a relevant discipline. The Central Bank and Sustainability project will include both qualitative and quantitative research. Excellent secondary research skills will be vital and experience conducting interviews via telephone or in person would be valued. Strong basic quantitative skills is essential, in particular the ability to work with and manipulate financial and central bank datasets. Training in econometrics or macroeconomic modelling would also be desirable but is not essential.

The position presents an excellent opportunity to contribute to an innovative field of research, influence policy at high levels, publish high impact articles and reports and contribute to winning research funding.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please visit our website via the button below and search on Reference Number 1817301

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or about the application process, or would like to discuss the position, please contact Dr Tania Alcantarilla.

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Closing Date: 29/8/2019

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: Week commencing 16th September 2019

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