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Senior Researcher on Energy Geopolitics and Geoeconomics of the Global Energy Transition and Great Powers (USA, EU, China)

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate Change, EMS & Audits
Town/City As soon as the Covid-19 situation allows, the Candidate will work from FEEM headquarters offices in Milan, Italy.
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name FEEM - Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
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In the context of a project on the Geopolitics and Geo-economics of the Global Energy Transition, the Future Energy Program of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei is seeking a Senior Researcher with background/experience in international affairs, geo-economics and energy transition. The project will assess the decarbonization strategies of the United States of America, the European Union and People’s Republic of China (both domestically and with the rest of the World) between cooperation and competition, and to potentially gain global leadership.
The candidate will join an interdisciplinary team working on this project both at FEEM and possibly working in cooperation with other leading international relations research centers globally.
The position is in principle full-time, but for very experienced experts already having other appointments (e.g. at a University or in a Think Tanks) it could also be part-time in order to be compatible with other related part time appointments.
The candidate will publish extensively including in top field journals.
The ideal candidate is in possession or in the stage of completing a PhD degree in the fields of International Relations, Energy or Political Economics. Candidates with a Master’s degree and a solid background in working with international relations, energy, climate and industrial policy areas are also encouraged to apply.
The candidate should have a deep understanding on energy relations and international affairs and experience working with US, EU and/or China energy affairs and foreign policy. A solid international network with leading organizations working on these subjects and a proven fundraising track-record is an important asset. Candidates with experience working with data analysis are favored. Proficiency in English is required, additional languages (particularly Chinese) are a plus. 

The project will allow the candidate to enhance his/her knowledge on major international and energy affairs, work in an interdisciplinary team, participating to discussions with leading global experts; during the project the candidate will (co-)author publications in relevant journals; within the project’s aims and scope, the candidate will also have some room to carry out autonomous research.

What we offer
1 year contract, renewable; further prospects after the project ends. Salary will depend on experience. How to apply Interested applicants should submit their application including:
  • Motivation Letter (required)
  • CV including a list of publications and participation to funded projects (required)
  • Letters of reference are a plus
Applicants can submit their application here. CVs without a motivation letter will not be considered. Please mention ref: FEP-ENER-GEOPOL.01.2021 in the application.
As soon as the Covid-19 situation allows, the Candidate will work from FEEM headquarters offices in Milan, Italy.
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