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Policy Analyst

London School of Economics and Political Science - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

Location: London
Salary: £34,735 to £45,212 Pa inclusive of London allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th August 2018
Closes: 9th September 2018

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years in the first instance.

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics is pleased to invite applications to the above post.

The Grantham Research Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes. We are looking for a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis aimed at decision-makers in the public, private and third sector. The successful candidate will work with both other policy analysts and academic researchers, and will play an active intellectual role in the life of the Institute, including the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy. Some work outside of office hours will be required.

Candidates should have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, economics, environmental economics, international relations or a related field. Candidates should also have experience of producing high-quality analysis, aimed at decision-makers; strong analytical skills and knowledge and experience across a range of climate change related disciplines.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification linked to in the advert on the LSE website.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Bob Ward at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th September 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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