Research Assistant at Imperial College London

Imperial College London, UK is offering postdoctoral scholar position. The deadline to apply is March 05, 2019.

The fast-growing Centre for Climate Finance and Investment (CCFI), within Imperial Business School, is hiring for a Research Assistant to help produce independent and original research exploring capital markets-led solutions to global climate change.

Research will look at the business models, financial instruments and investment strategies that can help the global economy adapt to climate change. One priority is to remain responsive to the questions that the investment community is asking. Researchers working with the CCFI bridge the academic and business worlds and undertake research that is going to have relevance to, and impact in, the business world. Some research is on a shorter timescale than others enabling rapid real-world impact.

Work will cover all aspects of the research and involve working jointly with Dr Charles Donovan and other investigators and researchers associated with the CCFI and in the investment industry. This role will involve a high degree of teamwork and interdisciplinary research.

The Centre's purpose is to unlock solutions within mainstream capital markets to address the challenges posed by global climate change.

Combining inter-disciplinary research and industry collaborations we aim to make an impactful intellectual contribution by defining and quantifying the risk associated with renewable energy, clean technologies, and resilient infrastructure. Applying a combination of intellectual rigour with real world experience, we are building a point of interface between academics and practitioners that is generating a new understanding of a multi-trillion dollar investment opportunity.

To view full details and apply, click on the 'Apply' button and you will be redirected to the vacancy to complete an online application. Please submit a copy of your CV.

Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Naz Hussain on 020 7594 1583 or email icbs.hr@imperial.ac.uk.

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an alternative immigration route.

The College is a proud signatory to the San-Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which means that in hiring and promotion decisions, we evaluate applicants on the quality of their work, not the journal impact factor where it is published.For more information, seehttps://www.imperial.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/about-imperial-research/research-evaluation/

The College believes that the use of animals in research is vital to improve human and animal health and welfare. Animals may only be used in research programmes where their use is shown to be necessary for developing new treatments and making medical advances. Imperial is committed to ensuring that, in cases where this research is deemed essential, all animals in the College's care are treated with full respect, and that all staff involved with this work show due consideration at every level.

Deadline: March 05, 2019
Apply Link:http://tinyurl.com/yajo5kh2

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