Climate Finance Alpha (CLIMAFIN) seeks a post-doctoral research associate to join its research group on climate economics and finance. The research associate will lead econometric and statistical analysis in the context of interdisciplinary research projects funded by the European Union (Horizon Europe Framework Programme) and international financial institutions (including the World Bank). He/She will be involved in projects performing ex-post and forward-looking assessments of the economic and financial impacts of climate policy and climate change. He/She will lead the full research cycle: data collection, quantitative analysis, drafting of reports and scientific publications. He/She will also engage with clients and stakeholders to taylor the research project to their needs and to present the results. The ideal candidate will have a strong quantitative background, a strong interest for climate related issues, and be both research and client oriented.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- PhD in applied mathematics, economics, finance, statistics or related field
- Experience in applied econometric and economic modelling
- Knowledge of climate economics and finance issues
- Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Matlab, Pyhton or R.
- Command of Excel or other spreadsheet/database software.
- Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills.
- Fluency and excellent communication skills in English.
- Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and team player.
- Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations
Terms and conditions: CLIMAFIN is based in Paris, France. Hybrid/Remote work can be considered. Employment will be under an open-ended contract.
About CLIMAFIN CLIMAFIN is a fintech founded by three of the world experts on climate risks: Stefano Battiston, professor of Finance at the university of Zürich, Antoine Mandel, professor of mathematics at the Paris School of Economics and Irene Monasterolo, professor of Finance at EDHEC business school. The team has a unique expertise covering both the scientific and regulatory landscapes. It has developed the reference models in the scientific community for the assessment of climate financial risks and plays a key role in the IPCC work on the topic.
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