The Climate Policy Lab (CPL) in the Center for Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP) at The Fletcher School at Tufts University is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Research Director.
The Research Director guides the research activities of CPL to meet the goals set out by the Director for the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP), with responsibility to perform their own research on designated projects. Main responsibilities fall into 4 main categories:
(1) Supporting workflow and outputs of existing grant-funded and doctoral research projects in collaboration with CPL Director and staff. Providing peer review to maintain high standards of scholarship; providing contentfocused editing and revision of Fellows’ work; Assisting in the development of new proposals, reporting on existing projects to funders, and providing regular updates to the Director CIERP and staff;
(2) Training and mentoring pre- and post-doctoral fellows; managing workflow decisions; facilitating project meetings; hiring student Research Assistants (RAs), serving as RA supervisor as needed;
(3) Conducting scholarly research according to the needs of the CPL research projects and the expertise of the Research Director; compiling reports, presentations, and publications, often in conjunction with other research conducted in the Lab;
(4) Establishing and/or maintaining international relationships with research partners, including potential consultants and sub-contractors; creating expectations around new consultant and sub-contractor agreements; coordinating the expectations and workflows for consultant and sub-contractor agreements.
As appropriate, and if approved by the School’s Academic Council, the Director of Research will be concurrently appointed as Research Professor (rank-appropriate) at the school.