Applications for Postdoctoral and Senior Visiting Fellowship at the Climate Policy Lab (CPL) at the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP), The Fletcher School, Tufts University.
The department seeks individuals with a highly independent research capacity; strong written and oral communication skills, and rich experience in cross-country comparisons. It is open to all areas of climate policy. It has particular interest in low-carbon growth (green industrialization, industrial policy, green stimulus). The other research themes include energy-technology innovation (EVs, storage, digital, tech transfer, role of private sector and state-owned enterprises), climate finance (domestic and overseas policies, global institutions, development finance including China’s BRI), resilient development (water, migration, food systems), sustainable agriculture, and climate policy process and performance (including in net-zero and decarbonization strategies). The CPL has a particular interest in emerging economies including China, India, and Ethiopia.
Candidates on Visiting Fellowship at Tufts University are expected to produce at least two publishable academic papers per year, compose blog posts and other short-form policy briefs based on research findings, attend all CPL events, present at least once in our research seminar series, and contribute to the organization and hosting of workshops and roundtables. Positions start in early 2021 and end December 31, 2021; with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and continuation of funding.
Senior Visiting Fellows will be visiting faculty or senior practitioners from government or industry with demonstrated experience with climate policy. They will produce at least one significant written product or series of shorter products per year, compose blog posts and other short-form policy briefs based on research findings, attend all CPL events, present at least once in our research seminar series, and contribute to the organization of workshops and roundtables (expectations will be adjusted depending on the time period).
Candidates on this Visiting Fellowship at Tufts University will have the following qualifications
Tufts University is a private research university on the border of Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts. Moreover, Tufts offers over 90 undergraduate and 160 graduate programs across ten schools in the greater Boston area and Talloires, France. It has the country’s oldest graduate school of international relations, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
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