The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) to support original research on domestic and/or international energy policy, geopolitics, technology, equality and justice, markets, development, or other relevant areas (e.g., the energy transition to zero-carbon fuels, energy and public health). The position will leverage linkages between other areas of ongoing work across the Climate School, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, and Columbia University more broadly, including its Climate School. The position will engage at a high level with key stakeholders. A high level of verbal and written communications, and cultural awareness, skills are required.
- Initiate research, conduct literature reviews, generate or collect data, analyze and visualize data using Microsoft Excel and/or other tools.
- Regularly contribute to outputs — including peer-reviewed journal articles, research reports, issue briefs, op-eds, and others — aimed at practical applications and accessibility by practitioners. Contributions will include editing and formatting manuscripts.
- Provide support to new team members and manage workflow for team.
- Support public discussions to improve the general understanding of complex issues.
- Manage report production, rollout, and outreach, including event management, speaker invitations, media interactions, and other activities as needed.