Senior Research Fellow

Job summary

The Centre for Climate Finance & Investment (CCFI), is hiring for a Senior Research Fellow to introduce, lead and direct research exploring capital markets-led solutions to global climate change including for example climate risk, adaptation and resilience, and financing the net-zero carbon transition.    The Senior Research Fellow will play a leading role in the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) which was co-founded by the CCFI at...

Job listing information

  • Reference BUS00436
  • Date posted 8 August 2022
  • Closing date 19 September 2022

Job description

Job summary

The Centre for Climate Finance & Investment (CCFI), is hiring for a Senior Research Fellow to introduce, lead and direct research exploring capital markets-led solutions to global climate change including for example climate risk, adaptation and resilience, and financing the net-zero carbon transition.   

The Senior Research Fellow will play a leading role in the Singapore Green Finance Centre (SGFC) which was co-founded by the CCFI at Imperial College Business School and Singapore Management University in 2020, with partners including the Monetary Authority of Singapore and nine financial institutions. The SGFC is creating an ecosystem of practitioners working towards capital markets-led solutions to global climate change in Asia and is undertaking new research and educational programmes.

The growing field of climate finance means there will be much collaboration and interdisciplinary work with other institutions, the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London, financial industry partners, and other research initiatives such the CCFI’s involvement in the UK’s Centre for the Greening of Finance & Investment (CGFI).

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for the identification, planning, design, leadership and delivery of a high-quality programme of research. The role will involve a high degree of teamwork and interdisciplinary research. As part of the duties you will also lead and supervise junior researchers and short-duration contributors and undertake project management for SGFC and other high priority research activities.

Essential requirements

You will have developed a substantial reputation in the field through extensive, effective and innovative original research work and a clear record of impact shown, evidenced by research grant income, publications, and invitations to speak at national and international conferences, and general public dissemination of knowledge.

Financial industry experience or associations; experience producing applied research for industry audiences and impact; and some teaching and course development experience; as well as evidence of leadership and management skills is preferable.

Extensive research experience should have covered research tools, ranging from qualitative to quantitative data collection and analysis and experience in a broad set of capital markets disciplines, including banking, asset management, and trading.

Imperial considers the SRF profile to be commensurate to that of a Reader/Associate Professor.

Further information

This is a re-advertisement, so recent applicants need not apply.

This role is full-time, fixed term contact for 3 years, with the opportunity to extend.

it is based and expected to be carried out at the South Kensington Campus.

Candidates should complete an online application.

 

The researcher will be based in London (with occasional travel to Singapore), start date asap, and will work closely with the CCFI Executive Director and other investigators, researchers and partners associated with the CCFI.

Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Dalia Daou  d.daou@imperial.ac.uk

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity and to eliminating discrimination. All employees are expected to follow the Imperial Values & Behaviours framework. Our values are: 

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  • Collaboration
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  • Integrity
  • Innovation

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender reassignment, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

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