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Research Associate, Energy and Climate Program- Washington DC

Organization: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Position Title: Research Associate- Energy and Climate Program

Location: 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20036, United States

Hours and Compensation: full time, commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: October 7, 2013


Organization Overview

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a unique global network of policy research centers in Russia, China, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.  Our mission, dating back more than a century, is to advance the cause of peace through analysis and development of fresh policy ideas and direct engagement and collaboration with decision-makers in government, business and civil society. Working together, our centers bring the inestimable benefit of multiple national viewpoints to bilateral, regional and global issues.


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is seeking a Research Associate to join its Energy & Climate Program. The Program works on issues relating to energy technology, environmental science, and political economy to develop practical energy and climate solutions for policymakers around the world. The Carnegie Oil Initiative conducts in-depth research and provides expert analysis, strategic guidance, and policy frameworks to manage new global oil assets while protecting the climate. The Initiative publishes reports, articles and op-eds in a wide array of venues, sponsors global oil symposia and other events, develops public policies, engages public, private, and non-profit organizations, and maintains an extensive webpage.


The Associate will carry out research, writing, and policy development in his or her own area of expertise.  Emerging topics of interest include: the oil-water nexus, electric vehicle development, and oil-climate geopolitics. The position will participate in all aspects of the Initiative’s work, including publications, events and symposia, and assist the Senior Associate with the management of the Initiative’s finances and planning. The Associate will also work with Energy & Climate Program Director in other programmatic areas.


Ideal candidate will have a masters’ degree, excellent writing skills, and practical experience in the field.

How to Apply

Salary commensurate with experience.  Generous benefits.  Apply with a short letter of interest, resume, and a writing sample to the Carnegie Endowment website:

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