Nuffield College seeks to appoint several postdoctoral researchers from different disciplines to contribute to the ‘Climate Econometrics (CE)’ project ( whose principal aim is to improve the understanding of the impact of humanity on climate and vice versa.

Details of the three posts available are here:

Climate Science

Climate Econometrics

Climate Policy

The post is based at Nuffield College in the University of Oxford. The salary will be in the range £31,604 to £42,418 per annum (Grade 7). The post is full-time and fixed-term for 3 years, with an initial probationary period of six months, and is available from October 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further particulars and information about how to apply can be found in the job description.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' link below. This will take you to the Interfolio Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register for an account (if you have not done so previously) and log in before completing an online application.

For the online application you will be asked to complete an application form and a recruitment monitoring form, and to upload the following documents: 

  • A cover letter detailing your motivation to participate in the project, highlighting any background in statistics/econometrics and in policy communication, with a short outline of your proposed strategy, noting how your research augments existing Climate Econometrics projects.
  • A Curriculum Vitae including full list of publications/working papers (please indicate your contribution if papers are co-authored).
  • One sample of non-technical writing on a technical topic such as a policy brief, press release, or non-technical summary of a research paper.

You will also be asked to ensure that three full references (including two academic references) are received via the Interfolio platform by the closing date. As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to provide their referees’ names and email addresses which will generate email reference requests from Interfolio to the referees, who will be invited to upload their confidential references directly to the Interfolio platform. 


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The deadline for applications is Tuesday 4th September 2018.

Nuffield College exists to promote excellence in education and research, and is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality and valuing diversity. Applications are particularly welcome from women, black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in posts in the College.