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Post Doctoral Fellowship, Energy, Resources, and Environment

The School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a 1-year postdoctoral fellowship (renewable for a second year) in Washington, DC to conduct research on climate policy and teach related classes.

The fellow will conduct individual and collaborative research under the Energy, Resources, and Environment (ERE) program and the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP). Tasks include teaching one Masters-level seminar per semester, supporting ERE and ISEP grant applications, and participating in collaborative research with ERE faculty. The position will leave plenty of room for individual research on climate policy and offers an outstanding opportunity to turn doctoral research into publishable articles and/or books.


Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. requirements by the start date, but applicants close to completion will also be considered. Applicants should have experience with research on climate policy (mitigation and adaptation). Applicants from all social sciences are welcome, but preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in political science, economics, and public policy. Interdisciplinary research experience is highly preferred.

Start date: July 1, 2019 (Flexible)

Location: Washington, DC.

Duration of position: 12 months from the start date, renewable for 2nd year based on good performance

Compensation $55,000-$57,000 /year