Are you passionate about economics, the environment, and building a green economy? Are you a self-starter who wants to have an impact? Are you an excellent researcher, with experience in quantitative analysis?
The Smart Prosperity Institute (SPI) is hiring a new Research Associate (RA) in Resource and Environmental Economics. SPI is Canada’s leading green economy research institute and think tank, based at University of Ottawa. SP turns world-class research into a high impact policy change for clean growth and innovation. Our Research Associates will work with SP’s research team, its global network of academic experts, and its business leaders group on a range of environment-economy research issues, such as: clean innovation, circular economy, pollution pricing, climate policy, incentives for nature conservation, and how smart policies can drive clean growth in different sectors (agriculture, mining, manufacturing, building trades, energy, etc). In addition to research, the RA will be involved in SPI’s events, communications and policy change work.
The Research Associate assists in the background economic research, data analysis, and mobilization and translation of knowledge from Canadian and international academics and researchers, and assists in the production of high-quality research reports and policy briefs, to support the adoption of innovative research findings in public policies to drive clean growth and clean innovation.
Title: Research Associate – Resource and Environmental Economics
Location: Smart Prosperity Institute, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: Up to 2 positions may be offered, depending on suitability of candidates
Start date: as soon as possible
Research, writing and strategy
Data Analysis for Policy Research Planning & Outreach
Communications, outreach and partnerships
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
The work requires:
*Note that for interested candidates with a Ph.D., it may be possible to explore a Post-Doc position with SPI at the University of Ottawa as opposed to an RA position. Please indicate in your cover letter if this is an option you would like to explore.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your CV and a cover letter that demonstrates how you meet the competencies above to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the job title in both the email subject line and cover letter. The deadline for applications is August 9, 2019. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and this position may be filled prior to August 9, 2019, if the right candidate is found.
ABOUT SMART PROSPERITY INSTITUTE
Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity) is a national research network and policy think tank based at the University of Ottawa. We deliver world-class research and work with public and private partners – all to advance practical policies and market solutions for a stronger, cleaner economy.
Learn more at institute.smartprosperity.ca