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Job Opportunity: Research Associate for the Modern Energy Cooking Services Programme

5th February 2024
Job Opportunity

Two vacancies are available for Research Associate at the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) Programme.

The Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) Programme is seeking experienced researchers to join their team.  MECS is a 39.8 million programme funded by UK Aid through the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office, led by Loughborough University.  The Research Associates will support the delivery of the MECS programme, working closely with MECS in-country partners, articulating headline research findings to a range of stakeholders, and leading on research uptake. Travel overseas to work with partners is expected.

We are looking for researchers with skills and experience in at least one of the following thematic areas:

  • Consumer habits
  • Energy policy and governance
  • Energy systems modelling (on and off-grid)
  • Finance (e.g. climate and carbon finance, RBF, multilaterals)
  • Finance (e.g. saving and credit behaviour, intra household decision making)
  • Gender and inclusion
  • Humanitarian and displacement settings
  • Integrated energy planning
  • Supply chain and logistics (global movement and local assembly and manufacturing)
  • Urban studies

Closing Date:  25/02/2024

Interview Date: week commencing 26th March 2024

Further information about the Job Description & Person Specification, and the link to the application form, can be accessed via the link below:

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