Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service calls application for Postdoctoral Fellowship on US-China Climate & Energy Policy Dynamics. The fellowship is available on the Clean Energy & Climate Research Group led by Professor Joanna Lewis. The fellow will work on research related to US-China energy and climate policy dynamics including US-China climate and energy cooperation, climate and energy policy developments in both countries, and the overseas energy investment activities of both countries.
- The candidate on this Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University will be expected to participate in ongoing research projects under the mentorship of the supervising professor and to pursue independent research leveraging Georgetown’s resources and expertise.
- Also, the fellow may have the opportunity to help organize and attend DC-based and international events including US-China climate dialogues and to conduct international field research if the public health situation allows.
- Furthermore, the fellow will be expected to participate in a monthly seminar series, attend weekly meetings, and help supervise more junior members of the group including undergraduate and master’s students.
In their cover letter, applicants should describe their interest in and fit for the position as well as their specific research interests and expertise, specific methodological skills, and propose a specific topic or topic(s) they would be interested in working on.
- The search committee welcomes applications from scholars who expect to complete their Ph.D. by the fall of 2021; or who have completed their Ph.D. within the last five years.
- Applicants from all disciplines can apply. Candidates who have interdisciplinary training that includes a combination of scientific or technical training and international affairs or policy training preferred.
- Candidates with expertise in US-China energy and climate cooperation; China’s role in overseas energy investments, and/or energy and emissions modeling are of particular interest.
- Fluency in English is necessary, and also fluency or proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred.
- Furthermore, applicants should have experience in conducting independent, self-directed research and enjoy working collaboratively.
To apply for Postdoctoral Fellowship at Georgetown University, interested applicants should submit the application with the following documents here
- A cover letter
- A curriculum vitae
- A statement of research
- A dissertation chapter or published paper
- 2-3 letters of recommendation
Georgetown University is a private research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. It is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in the United States. The university offers degree programs in forty-eight disciplines, enrolling an average of 7,500 undergraduate and 10,000 post-graduate students from more than 135 countries.