Job: Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

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04/10/2021

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Grade 6, £29,614 – £35,326 per annum

Closing date: 12 noon on 22nd November 2021.

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme (OxSFP) within the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. OxSFP is a multidisciplinary research group working to be the world’s best place for research and teaching on sustainable finance and investment. The OxSFP work with leading practitioners from across the investment chain, with firms and their management, and with experts from a wide range of related subject areas (including finance, economics, management, geography, data science, anthropology, climate science, law, area studies, psychology) within the University of Oxford and beyond.

The OxSFP is situated within SSEE – part of the School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE). We intend to significantly increase the reach and impact over the next five years. You will be personally responsible for rapidly developing and implementing effective partnerships, focused on but not limited to capacity building and training, and bringing in funding, and supporting the next phase of the OxSFP’s and SSEE’s development.

You will contribute across several thematic areas within the OxSFP with a specialism in finance and financial analysis.

You will hold a first degree and some relevant experience and be working toward or holding a PhD/DPhil in a specialist discipline. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop novel research projects and methodologies. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, including the ability to write for publication, present research proposals and results, and represent the research group at meetings.

This is a fixed term post for 12 months 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 noon on 22nd November 2021.

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