Research Assistant Ref 10731
School/department: International Relations / School of Global Studies
Hours: Part-time 0.5FTE. 18.25 hours per week.
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contract: fixed term until June 2028
Salary: starting at £ 31,411 to £35,333 pro rata
Placed on: 24 January 2023
Closing date: 03 March 2023 Applications must be received by midnight of this date.
Expected Interview date: to be confirmed
Expected start date: 01 June 2023
Professor Peter Newell is looking to hire a part-time Research Assistant (RA) for 5 years to work on a UKRI Frontier Research Grant (formerly an ERC Advanced Grant) looking at the political dynamics of supply-side climate policies. These are policies being adopted to limit the production and supply of fossil fuels such as bans, moratoria, phase-out policies and subsidy removals that are being adopted by a growing number of countries around the world. The project seeks to understand where these policies are being adopted, how and by whom and what can be done internationally to support their wider adoption.
The RA would be expected to:
- help set up and maintain a database of supply-side policies
- help conduct literature reviews
- undertake the initial mapping work on ‘first mover’ countries on key policy moments: timelines and actor mapping of which organisations and individuals were most involved in developing supply-side policies
- contribute to academic publications resulting from the research
- present findings at academic conferences and policy and civil society events
- assistance with project management: budgets, reporting, organising meetings etc.
Please contact Peter Newell (P.J.Newell@sussex.ac.uk) for informal enquiries.
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