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Reference: 76202

Date Added: 15 October 2020
Closing Date: 3 November 2020

Job Title: Researcher

Working For: Institute for Public Policy Research - IPPR

Location: London

Salary: £25,145 - £33,956

Job Details

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), the UK’s leading progressive think tank, is looking to recruit a Researcher to join its Energy, Climate, Housing and Infrastructure (ECHI) team in IPPR’s London office.

It’s an exciting time to be joining IPPR and the ECHI team which is running one of the institute’s flagship programmes - the Environmental Justice Commission - developing a plan of action to address the climate and environmental emergency and to deliver economic and social justice. The team also undertakes wider work on housing, infrastructure and the built environment.

The successful Researcher will be a self-starter, willing to work across a range of projects and policy themes, as part of a busy and friendly team. Duties will include: conducting research, analysing data, writing reports, contributing to project development and assisting with events.

The role offers the chance to develop a career within research and policy, and the successful candidate will be supported to progress within and/or outside of IPPR.

If you have proven research skills and a good understanding of one or more of the following areas - energy, climate, housing, infrastructure, the built environment and sustainability, this is the ideal job for you. You will also have an interest in the political debates around the policy areas that the team covers.

With excellent written and verbal communication skills you will be able to manage a busy workload to meet deadlines coupled with a clear commitment to the ethos of IPPR.

By joining us you will have a chance to take an active part in the debate on the future of environmental, housing and infrastructure policy across the UK.

IPPR is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, and from applicants with a range of professional experience. As an organisation engaging in critical debate about a wide range of progressive policy issues, we value the creativity and range of perspectives that a diverse team can provide

As part of our commitment to flexible working we will consider a range of options for the successful applicant to fill the post including remote working, job-share and secondment. All options can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing Date: 3 November 2020

Interview/Start Dates

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

Closing time is midnight, and interviews will be held during the week commencing 9 November 2020.

Application Details

Before applying, please go to our website https://www.ippr.org/job/researcher-energy-climate-housing-and-infrastructure-team to read the information pack and job description.

For a discussion or if you have questions about the role, please contact Jonny Webb, Research Fellow in the ECHI Team on J.Webb@ippr.org 

A CV with a 2-page personal statement on why you want this position and why you think you are suited to the job should be returned to applications@ippr.org

Please also complete IPPR Diversity Monitoring Form link on the website.

Website: http://www.ippr.org

Additional Notes