The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) is setting up a Centre for Research on Economic and Social Impacts of Climate Change in India, and policies to strengthen resilience and adaptation to such impacts. Given India’s global commitments related to carbon emissions, strengthening research capacity in support of policies to mitigate climate change risks is of vital interest.
Last Date: September 21, 2023. The positions will remain open until filled.
We are seeking to hire a skilled and motivated economist for its climate change research programme. The candidates would work as part of a fast-growing climate change economics team at NCAER. He/She will conduct policy-relevant in-depth research in areas at the intersection of climate change and development economics (e.g., economic growth, poverty, inequality, gender), public finance, macroeconomic analysis, and financial sector, including on climate change transition in energy, transport, and urban sectors. The job provides an opportunity to grow professionally by working closely with national and international experts and agencies partnering with NCAER for its climate change work.
It is expected that the candidate will:
A salary that is fully competitive and commensurate with market rates and the experience of the right candidate.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send the following to email@example.com with the subject line Associate Fellow/ Fellow – Center for Climate Change Economics (CCCE). Please state clearly in your cover letter the position (Associate Fellow/Fellow) that you want to be considered for. We will start reviewing applications three weeks after the publication of this advertisement and continue to accept applications until the positions are filled.
NCAER is India’s oldest and largest national, non-profit, independent economic research institute. NCAER has over its 65+ years of existence contributed to high-quality economic research that has a policy impact. It is among the few think tanks globally that have strong field data collection capabilities for national surveys. Its research covers almost the entire horizon of policy-focused applied research in economics, from macroeconomics to poverty and consumer behaviour. NCAER offers a wonderful place to grow and groom yourself into a policy economist. A vibrant, dynamic academic environment with both world-class faculty and physical infrastructure. If you run into a writer’s block, there are lovely views of Delhi. If you want to unwind, play a game of table tennis or badminton. Or just a lovely walk around the campus with a colleague to spur your creativity.