UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Vacancy: Teaching Fellow in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment

24 July 2019

The Institute for Sustainable Resources and the UCL Energy Institute are looking for a Teaching Fellow in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment to work on their joint Master's course EPEE.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support delivery, feedback and assessment for several modules in the MSc over the two terms, liaising directly or in place of module leaders.
  • Supporting the MSc dissertation process, with responsibility for ensuring that students are matched with appropriate supervisors, and that dissertation projects proceed smoothly.
  • Supervise MSc dissertations
  • Potentially lead modules or co-lead in the MSc
  • Support professional development and short courses related to the EPEE
  • Support the course director in relation to course admissions
  • Organise and develop social and career events
  • Support the module leads and admin team in drafting and reviewing exams and assessments

Programme management:

  • Support the course director in developing the MSc programme, in response to student feedback, developments in energy and environment research, and implementing UCL’s strategy for research-led teaching (the “Connected Curriculum”)
  • Liaise closely with the administrative staff supporting this MSc.
  • Act as a key contact for students in terms of pastoral support and guidance
  • Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by senior members of staff.


  • The post holder will be encouraged to identify opportunities to better link research with the MSc programme, particularly through the dissertation process.

Key Requirements:

  • A PhD in Economics, Political Science, Geography, Environmental Law or other discipline relevant to the MSc EPEE programme (to be in the process of submitting a PhD in these areas; or commensurate research experience in these areas).
  • Previous experience of teaching environmental or energy policy, law or economics in higher education.
  • Experience of providing pastoral support to students.

Further Details

To view the full job description please click here.

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 Dr. Lorenzo Lotti, l.lotti@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Taking Action for Equality

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing date: 13 August 2019, 23:59

Interview date: 22nd August

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