Job: Senior Research Associate, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme

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04/10/2021

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Grade 8: £42,149 – £50,296 p.a.

Closing date: 12:00 noon on 9th November 2021

We are seeking a Senior Research Associate to join the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme (OxSFP).  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.
The role is balanced between research and teaching.

Key duties will include developing independent research questions within a specific context, conduct individual research and engage in research collaborations with colleagues. You will prepare and publish in high-quality academic publications. You will raise research funds through grant applications and manage your own area of a larger research budget. You may contribute to teaching a wide range of courses, including undergraduate and MSc/MPhil courses.

The successful candidate must hold a relevant PhD/DPhil with significant post-qualification research experience. You will have an established reputation as a leading authority in the field, a strong academic publication record, and familiarity with the existing literature and research in the field.  You will have the ability to lead and motivate a team of research staff. You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop novel research projects and methodologies, particularly in the emerging domain of transition finance. A demonstrated ability to secure significant research funding through a track record of successful grant applications is essential.

An appointment at Grade 7: £33,309 – £40,927 p.a. may also be considered for a less experienced candidate (with a Bachelor’s degree minimum requirement and suitable adjustment of responsibilities).

This is a fixed-term post for 36 months with the possibility of extension depending on funding.

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 9th November 2021, and interviews will be soon thereafter.
Applications are particularly welcome and encouraged from women, black, and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in posts in SoGE. SoGE and SSEE are committed to equality and value diversity.

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