Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) – Energy Analysis
The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) to provide a wide range of energy analysis and data manipulation in support of a broad portfolio including oil, natural, renewable energy, the power sector, and climate policy. The Staff Associate III (Officer of Research) will work closely with the CGEP Founding Director and various research scholars to support generating original research, communicating research findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences through a variety of products, as well as contributing to the University's wider research and convening efforts. 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. The position will report to CGEP Founding Director Jason Bordoff.
Research and Analysis:
Support priority areas of research at CGEP using both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Examples of specific analytic areas of focus include, among others: the economic, financial, policy and institutional aspects of various energy systems and sources and their impacts on geopolitics, markets, and the environment.
Support the Director and research scholars with the drafting of various written products, including research reports, journal articles, issue briefs, op-eds, fact-sheets, and other outputs.
Regularly create original, complex, data-heavy PowerPoint presentations across topics.
Provide other research support for the Director and other research scholars as needed related to media inquiries, podcast interviews, congressional testimony, and other external engagements.
Convene and Communicate:
Contribute to developing content-focused talking points and assist with speech writing for high-profile speaking engagements related to relevant areas of research.
Contribute to developing the content and discussion questions for senior-level roundtables to incorporate expert review from a broad range of perspectives into the research process.
Contribute to developing the content and discussion questions for of public discussions to improve the general understanding of complex issues.
Internal Number: 5097
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