Assistant Professor in Energy Economics (Research Fellow in Hydrogen (ECON_01)

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jan 2024

Established in 1832, Durham University is the third oldest university in England and listed as a top-5 UK and top-100 global university. The Department of Economics, which is one of the four departments of the vibrant Durham University Business School, is currently looking to further boost and complement its existing research strengths and capabilities.

Academic colleagues in the Department of Economics are supported to publish world-leading research in top-5 journals in Economics as well as in highest impact journals in their area of interest, with a focus on quality rather than quantity, together with research capacity enhancement through research income generation. We will fully support research needs including practical help such as resources to attend conferences and to fund research activity, as well as a generous research leave policy and a designated mentor.

The Department of Economics is part of the triple-accredited Business School. Research is broad ranging and far-reaching and includes economic growth and policy; behavioural economics; quantitative research in financial economics; and environmental and energy economics. The Department has a strong culture of collaboration and arrange external and internal research seminar series, conferences and PhD student workshops. It also has strong links with a wide range of businesses and government institutions including the Bank of England, Federal Reserve Bank, UK Trade & Investment, BIS and the UK parliament. Support is offered to academic colleagues in publishing research in world-class journals, with a focus on quality rather than quantity. Our support for research includes resources for conference travel, seed corn funding of research activity, a generous research leave policy, and a designated mentor. More details about our research, teaching, and business connections ca! n be foun d on our website;

The Department of Economics at Durham University seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor - Research Fellow in Hydrogen Innovation position and would welcome applications from those with experience and expertise in energy research, especially concerning social, environmental and governance issues related to energy infrastructure development. Knowledge of hydrogen development will be welcome. This post offers an exciting opportunity to make an important contribution to the development of the Department of Economics’ research while allowing you excellent opportunities to develop your career in an exciting and progressive institution.

The Assistant Professor - Research Fellow in Hydrogen Innovation position is funded jointly by Research England and Durham University to work with industrial partners within the Teesside Industrial Cluster to support the development of Teesside’s Hydrogen Economy and Catalyse a Just Transition to Net Zero.

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