Vacancies

Research Assistant – Climate Econometrics

The Climate Econometrics project at the University of Oxford (Department of Economics and Nuffield College) is seeking to recruit a research assistant to work on the empirical estimation of climate models and climate impacts onto socio-economic outcomes. The research assistant will contribute to the research on empirically modelling the interaction between human activity and climate change, reporting to David F. Hendry and Felix Pretis. For more information please see the project website.

Duration and Start Date

  • Both start date and duration are flexible; starting as soon as possible is preferred. Part-time and remote work may be possible.

Rate of pay

  • £13.98 per hour (Oxford casual research assistance rate)

Selection Criteria

Required

  • Experience collecting and preparing/cleaning economic data
  • Knowledge of econometric/empirical modelling
  • Experience with statistical software (R or Ox preferred, also possible Stata, Matlab, Python)
  • Right to work in the UK

Desirable

  • Experience working in R
  • Interest in climate change and climate-econometric modelling
  • Experience working with climate and macroeconomic panel data
  • Experience with spatial modelling

How to apply

Please submit your CV and a statement of interest & experience (max. 1 page) via email to:

felix.pretis@nuffield.ox.ac.uk