Senior Research Associate in Policy, Politics and Climate Change

School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the ESRC’s flagship Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST).

The post holder will join an international team of scholars to conduct research on politicians’ role in accelerating climate mitigation in upcoming decades, commensurate with limiting climate change to 1.5 or 2°C of warming.

A PhD (or equivalent experience) in a relevant social science discipline, as well as experience of independent research is required. The post holder should be able to work in a team and independently, and have excellent report writing and presentation skills. They should meet all the essential criteria set out in the Person Specification.

The post is available from 01/04/2022 on a full-time, fixed-term basis for 21 months (but not beyond 30/04/2024).

£34,304 to £40,927 per annum

Closing Date: 01/03/2022; Ref: RA1941

Full details can be found here:

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Prof Andy Jordan, a.******@ue*.uk