UCL Energy Institute


We're hiring: Lecturer in Environmental Law and Sustainability

16 August 2023

We are seeking a Lecturer in Environmental Law and Sustainability to join UCL Energy Institute.

Renewable energy

Key information

  • Job Reference: B04-04107
  • UCL Department / Division: The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, UCL Energy Institute
  • Location of position: London
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary (inclusive of London allowance): £50,085 - £58,895
  • Closing Date: 12 September 2023
  • Interview date: TBC

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About the role

The successful candidate shall contribute to the current research in energy and environmental law, resilience and adaptation, sustainability business, multi-scale governance structures. The Lecturer will be expected to develop a research agenda related to the legislation, environmental law, sectoral practice, sustainability challenges by energy businesses, policymakers and/or communities, resilience to climate change. They will work independently, as well as as a member of the team, in interdisciplinary and multicultural environments. The successful candidate will contribute to research funding raising either from national/international research councils or from industry and central and local government, contribute to the Research Excellence Framework, and undertake enabling activities under the direction of the line manager. The post holder will also play an important role in the delivery of teaching modules to our two MSc programmes on Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc and Business and Sustainability MSc, through teaching, supervision and marking. This post is available from 1st January 2024 and is permanent.

This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa.

About you

You will have substantial experience in:

  • delivering taught modules in topics related to environmental law, sustainability and business
  • energy policy and energy markets
  • sustainability and environmental justice - law and economics of regulated markets and industries
  • regulatory aspects of electricity sector
  • setting up and designing new modules
  • experience of engaging with a wide range of stakeholders

Further Details

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact: bseer-recruitment@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have specific questions about the role please contact Prof Catalina Spataru.

UCL Taking Action for Equality 

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 Research and Support Staff.

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