Research Fellow – Climate Change Adaptation, ODI

Research Fellow – Climate Change Adaptation

Closing date: 2 March 2011 (Ref: CCEF/01/11)
ODI’s work on climate change is divided into three teams that span the Institute’s programmes – Adaptation, Climate Finance and Low Carbon Development. We are looking to recruit an experienced Research Fellow in Adaptation, who will co-ordinate the Institute’s work on this topic
The post-holder will be part of the Climate Change, Environment and Forests (CCEF) Programme, which forms the hub for ODI’s cross-institute work on climate change.
Recent highlights of ODI’s climate change work include:
  • leading the research and knowledge management programmes of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network
  • running the foremost tracker of climate finance –
  • research on the costs and benefits of REDD+ for poor people.
About the job:
Responsibilities of the role include:
  • research and policy advisory work: conducting high quality, innovative research
  • fundraising: attracting funds through bids and marketing, including the development of a substantial personal research portfolio
  • public affairs: disseminating and promoting ODI’s work and ideas on climate change.
Above all, you have a passionate commitment to climate change adaptation in a development context, backed by in-depth experience and skills. You have:
  • extensive knowledge of climate change adaptation and its links to development, including key issues and organisations
  • proven ability to translate research ideas into fundable projects
  • strong analytical skills, a capacity to write clearly and excellent organisational and oral communication skills in English.
Salary: Research Fellow 2: £46,509 – £57,201pa
Position in: Climate Change, Environment and Forests  
Closing date: 2 March 2011