Jackson Senior Research Fellow and Energy Programme Leader

University of Oxford

Oxford, South East England, United Kingdom

Salary: Grade 10: £54,765 - £63,463 p.a.

The ECI is seeking to appoint a world-class researcher to direct the Energy Research programme. Applications are invited for a senior research fellow in the broad area of energy use and policy.


We seek an interdisciplinary senior researcher with a strong background in social science, planning, policy analysis or economics who has a demonstrated record of high-impact publications, policy engagement, winning significant grant income and impact in energy research. The postholder will be expected to complement and build on the existing strengths of the ECI’s Energy Programme and have responsibility for the development of the programmes strategic direction. The postholder will be a recognised authority in their field with primary responsibility for leading the Energy research group, contributing to the overarching vision and managing staff performance. The postholder will also be appointed as a Jackson Supernumerary Fellow of Oriel College, were responsibilities will include contributions to college life including conducting high quality research, advising a small number of graduate students at Oriel and attend meetings of the Governing Body.


The successful applicant will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and a track-record of high quality publications in the wider energy research and policy field. You will be recognised as a senior, international authority in one or more relevant fields of research, including but not limited to: renewable energy policy, digitalisation in energy policy, energy efficiency and security, energy use in transport. Experience of teaching students of high ability and mentoring doctoral students is essential.


As a Supernumerary Fellow of the College, the successful applicant will be entitled to a stipend of £9,000 p.a., a housing allowance of £8,412 p.a., a research allocation of £1,672 p.a. and Senior Common Room membership and common table.


The appointment will be available full-time for 5 years in the first instance.


Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.


The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 4 March 2019, and interviews will be held on 19 or 20 March 2019.


Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE).

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: University of Oxford-itox_ac-139016

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