UCL Energy Institute


We’re hiring: Associate Professor in Energy Systems

15 July 2020

UCL Energy Institute are looking for an Associate Professor in Energy Systems.

Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment

The successful candidate will be a core faculty member in UCL Energy Institute. They will work at the internationally cutting edge of energy systems analysis, leading teams developing and applying state-of-the-art models, undertaking empirical analysis and engaging in participatory research with stakeholders.

They will also play a significant teaching role, including as module leader on our Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc’s opening core model (Introduction to Modelling, Methods and Scenarios). In addition, they will contribute to additional MSc modules, as well as supervise a set of MSc dissertations. Finally, they will supervise, mentor and expand a cohort of PhD students.

About UCL Energy Institute

The UCL Energy Institute delivers world-leading learning, research and policy support on the challenges of climate change and energy security. Its aim is to help to build a globally sustainable energy system, by bringing to bear multiple disciplinary perspectives to observe, analyse, interpret and influence energy use and energy systems.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in engineering, economics or other quantitative field of the social or physical sciences and a specialism in energy systems analysis. A track record of winning and delivering on a set of multidisciplinary energy research projects together with a track record of academic publications in leading energy and interdisciplinary journals is essential. Teaching experience on energy systems or related subjects and supervisory experience of PhD and MSc students, including evidence of successful completions and overcoming specific challenges in mentoring students is desirable.

Further details

Go to the UCL jobs site for the full details of this vacancy, as well as a job description and person specification.

If you have specific questions about the role please contact bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date

26 Jul 2020

Interview date


Additional information

Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality.

This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.