UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources


Apply: Senior/Research Fellow in Econometric Modelling for Energy and the Environment

29 November 2021

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources is hiring a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Econometric Modelling for Energy and the Environment.

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Key information

  • Reference: 1880692
  • UCL Department: Institute for Sustainable Resources
  • Location: UCL London
  • Grade: 7-8
  • Hours: Full Time (job share considered)
  • Salary: Grade 7 £36,770 - £44,388 per annum or Grade 8 £45,610 - £53,757 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)

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Duties and responsibilities

Set within UCL’s Faculty of The Built Environment, The Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (BSEER) is comprised of four world-class Institutes, providing the expert knowledge collaborative research and teaching.

This post is created to expand the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources’ econometric analysis expertise. The work of the post holder will be focused on microeconometric policy evaluation (DiD, RDD, PSM, Change-in-Changes, SCM, IV) to estimate the causal impact of schemes focused on the energy field, including both supply and demand policies.

The post has funding for 24 months in the first instance, further funding to support the post may be available.

Key requirements

The successful candidate will have a first and higher degree in a data analysis discipline, e.g. econometrics, economics, statistics, machine learning or engineering, together with a PhD or near to completion, or commensurate experience, in econometrics, economics, statistics, machine learning or engineering. Practical experience of quasi experimental methods for program evaluation is essential, with excellent ability to deploy several data analysis techniques, beyond quasi experimental methods.

To be considered for appointment at Grade 8, an independent research reputation or comparable professional standing/experience is essential, as well as a track record of prominent roles in completed research, consultancy or policy analysis projects (up journal publication if conducted in an academic environment) and the ability to make substantial contributions to research funding proposals.

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 Professor Paolo Agnolucci, p.agnolucci@ucl.ac.uk.

Closing date: Wednesday 15th December, 23:59

Interview date: TBC

The Bartlett & BAME

The Bartlett is committed to increasing the racial diversity of our staff. As part of this effort, we are trialling a scheme to automatically grant interviews to BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) applicants who meet all of the essential criteria for a post. If a BME applicant wishes to be considered for the automatic interview scheme they are requested to indicate this on the application under the section where we ask for “any other skills, achievements, experience or information, relevant to the role, which you would like to be considered”.
We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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

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