JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab South Asia

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, K-CAI Initiative

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468059
Date Posted: 11/06/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, K-CAI Initiative
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Chennai, INDIA
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords:
Development Economics
climate
energy
environmental
post-doctoral
India
climate action
evidence
research
Full Text of JOE Listing:

J-PAL South Asia at the Institute of Financial Research and Management in India, seeks a Post-doctoral Research Fellow to support its emerging government partnerships to help address India’s clean energy transition. This position is under the J-PAL’s King Climate Action Initiative.
The Fellow will spend at least 60% of their time developing and working on new research topics. Some of these could be working closely with Prof. Teevrat Garg (Assistant Professor, UCSD) on field experiments on climate action related topics, that can inform the evolving national policies in India, and strengthen implementation in Indian states. The Fellow will spend their remaining time developing new research project opportunities and leading advisory inputs to government partners on strengthening data capabilities, accessibility and data use for research and policy design.
The Fellow is expected to bring in a combination of cutting edge technical skills relevant for working with data in the energy sector, expertise in research methodology and a sound understanding of scientific/engineering aspects.
This is a unique opportunity to work with J-PAL affiliates and researchers, collaborate with high-level external stakeholders and publish policy relevant research outputs to inform India’s clean energy transition. Visit this page for more details.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
You are able to submit your application before your references complete their recommendation letters; however, you must include their contact information before submitting your application.
Application Instructions:
Complete the J-PAL/IPA common application (http://apply.povertyactionlab.org/). After completing a brief registration, choose the RESEARCH job category, then select "Post-doctoral Research Fellow - K-CAI Initiative - J-PAL South Asia” and include resume, cover letter, transcripts, and two recommendation letters. Note that applications with incomplete submissions will not be considered.