Job: Research Coordinator (COP26 Fellowship – Global Economic Governance Programme)

Grade 6: £29,176–£34,804 per annum

This post is offered on a variable hours basis, likely 5–10 hours per week.

The Blavatnik School of Government seeks to recruit a Research Coordinator for the Global Economic Governance Programme (variable hours). In the lead-up to the UN climate conference in Glasgow next year, the postholder will support Dr Thomas Hale, Associate Professor, in his role as COP26 Fellow on a project entitled, '“From “Groundswell” to “All of Society”: How local governments, business, and civil society can contribute to the implementation phase of the Paris Agreement'.

This post would be an excellent opportunity for a current research student or recent graduate.

Reporting to Dr Hale, the Research Coordinator will be responsible for supporting research and convening for the project. The postholder will select and adapt specialist methodologies, contribute to the design of research materials and make arrangements for data gathering. They will manage data gathering, analysis and presentation, and represent the project at meetings and seminars. The postholder will have the opportunity to contribute to wider project planning, including generation of ideas for new projects, and work closely with the Galvanizing the Groundswell of Climate Actions network to manage regular stakeholder engagement calls.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree, together with some relevant experience and will be working toward a postgraduate degree in a relevant, specialist discipline. They will possess sufficient specialist knowledge to work within established research programmes, and will have the ability to manage research and administrative activities. Excellent communication skills, along with experience following and adapting methodologies, is essential.

This position is fixed term until December 2021.

For further details, please see the full job description.

You will be required to upload a CV, supporting statement and writing sample as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is 12:00 on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

To apply, please visit the University of Oxford website.