ICCG research is characterised by an interdisciplinary approach and workplace. The successful applicant will work with the ICCG team on the following aspects of climate change governance: the role of existing institutions and the definition of alternative models of governance for the control of climate change; the international negotiation process towards the building of a post-2012 climate agreement; the evolution of different domestic interests and their influence in shaping international climate policy; best practices for public private partnerships to tackle climate change; the interrelationships between climate change and urban development.The researcher is also expected to contribute to the editing of the ICCG publications and to the development of the ICCG observatories.
Requirements: The candidates are expected to have sound knowledge in climate policy and should be PhD students or have finished their PhD in environmental/ecological economics or environmental sciences with focus on climate adaptation and mitigation measures and policies. Long standing research experience (>4 years) can substitute the PhD degree. An excellent command of written and spoken English is essential.
Application: Applicants should send the following documents to Angela Marigo to infoiccgov.org: CV, letter of intents and application form (http://www.iccgov.org/training/files/ICCG_form_research_2012.doc).