Researcher position IIED

The post holder will be part of the team working on strengthening local to global partnerships. They will be responsible for developing and leading research on effective planning and financing for climate action in low and middle-income countries.

To succeed in this role you must have a postgraduate degree in a relevant social sciences discipline, with some quantitative aspects. Your research in climate change will include: working with concepts of resilience; climate change planning and financing, and climate risk management in developing country contexts.

You will be fluent in English with good oral and written communication skills and the ability to produce a range of research publications for different audiences. You will be a competent French speaker and will be experienced at communicating confidently in both French and English to a diverse range of colleagues and partners from different backgrounds and cultures.

For more information, see the job description.

How to apply:

To apply, please follow these steps:

  • Read the job description and complete all sections of the application form, giving particular attention to the supporting statement
  • Email your completed application to
  • Quote the position name that you are applying for in the subject line of your message, e.g. Researcher (Climate Change research group)

CVs will not be accepted. All relevant information must be included in the application form.

Closing date: 12pm (BST) on Friday, 17 February 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 15 March 2017

IIED aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community. However, this post does not meet the minimum requirements for work permit employment. We can therefore only accept applications from those who can prove their eligibility to work in the UK.