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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Latin America and Caribbean

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Research and Scaling Postdoctoral Fellow - Climate Action - J-PAL Latin America and Caribbean

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468302
Date Posted: 11/09/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research and Scaling Postdoctoral Fellow - Climate Action - J-PAL Latin America and Caribbean
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Santiago, CHILE
Mexico City , MEXICO
Rio de Janeiro , BRAZIL
JEL Classifications:
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Research and scaling
Postdoctoral fellow
development economics
Latin America
Environmental economics
climate action
Full Text of JOE Listing:

J-PAL Latin America and the Caribbean (J-PAL LAC) is recruiting a Research and Scaling Postdoctoral Fellow with a focus on Environment, Energy and Climate Change to contribute to its mission of promoting evidence-informed policy. The fellow will work with advisors Juliano Assunção (PUC-Rio; CPI) and Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (University of California, Berkeley), the J-PAL LAC office and the King Climate Action Initiative (K-CAI) team at J-PAL Global to build a network of potential partners and prepare high-quality proposals for K-CAI in LAC. The fellow can be based in Chile (PUC - Chile), in Mexico (ITAM) or in Brazil (PUC-Rio). The decision would depend on the candidate’s comparative advantages and preferences. The fellow would leverage J-PAL’s presence in the selected country and take advantage of the potential in the region for contributing to climate change mitigation, adaptation, pollution, and energy policy.

The position offers the opportunity to join a research partnership with a strong track record of high-quality publication and policy impact; is likely to lead to several co-authored papers; and is designed to help the selected candidate launch a successful academic career with a strong research pipeline.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Please apply by filling this form, where you will be asked to upload the following:
a CV and short motivation letter.
one-page cover letter stating your qualifications and reasons for your interest in J-PAL. Feel free to share aspects of your life that might not be easy to spot on your CV but might make you a good candidate! This letter may be in the language (Portuguese, Spanish or English) you are most comfortable with.
One page curriculum vitae (resume) also in the language you are most comfortable with.
Note that the location for this position is flexible between Mexico, Brazil and Chile. You will be asked in the form about your preferences and work permits in these three countries.