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Research Scholar - Just Transitions to Net Zero Carbon Emissions

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - IIASA - Economic Frontiers (EF) Program

Location: Laxenburg - Austria
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 25th November 2021
Closes: 2nd January 2022

The Economic Frontiers (EF) Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is looking to recruit a research scholar with a strong background in quantitative empirical research for the “Just transitions to net zero carbon emissions for all” (JustTrans4All) project. The successful candidate will study factors supporting just energy transitions and explore potential implications for human wellbeing.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Contribute actively to the research of the JustTrans4All Project, especially on topics related to the analysis of drivers of just energy transitions and the implications for wellbeing
  • Support the collection of relevant international data at the micro and macro level. Preparing and managing data sources for the project
  • Conduct statistical analyses on just energy transitions and wellbeing implications
  • Carry out research that advances the state-of-the-art on the topic, publish relevant results in peer-reviewed journals, and participate in scientific conferences and workshops
  • Actively engage with other researchers in the EF, POPJUS, and other IIASA programs, to establish joint research activities
  • In line with the team spirit that prevails at IIASA, the incumbent may occasionally work on other tasks assigned by their superiors, that might not be directly related to this appointment but where the post holder has relevant experience and skills, and/or a shortage of immediate personnel capabilities requires such.

Qualifications

  • PhD in demography, quantitative social sciences, statistics, economics, sociology or other related field(s) coupled with solid expertise and interest in the topic of just energy transitions
  • Proven competence in statistics/econometrics; experience with relevant statistical packages e.g., R, STATA and/or Python
  • Extensive empirical research experience in the social sciences, including demonstrated experience in developing research plans, collecting and managing data, and carrying out statistical analyses
  • Experience with data processing and handling of large-scale datasets at the micro and macro level. Preferably experience with georeferenced data
  • Track record in research and publication output corresponding to the career stage of the successful candidate
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Innovative and critical thinking. Proven independence in conducting research
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to actively engage in collaboration within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Willingness to engage with stakeholders in communicating and devising research, and to engage in capacity building efforts
  • IIASA offers an interdisciplinary and international workplace, and the possibility to interact with researchers of different nationalities, with strong ties to a world-wide network of research institutions engaged in environmental systems research. The successful candidate must be able to work in, and have respect for, an intercultural environment, and IIASA core values.

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About IIASA

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international scientific institute that conducts research into the critical issues of global environmental, economic, technological, and social change that we face in the twenty-first century. Our findings provide valuable options to policymakers to shape the future of our changing world. IIASA is independent and funded by prestigious research funding agencies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

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