IIED is looking for a research professional to work in its Human Settlements research group.
The researcher will contribute to and develop a programme of work on environment and development issues in urban centres in low- and middle-income countries. Ideally, the programme of work will also be informed by a strong understanding of gender issues in urban contexts.
Candidates should have:
- Substantial research experience evidenced by a track record of publications of different nature and by roles in international research processes and debates.
- A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
- Proven capacity to engage with debates, processes, actors and institutions in the sustainable development arena relating to human settlements, to influence them and achieve impact.
- Be fluent in English with excellent communication skills, demonstrated by the ability to negotiate, influence and collaborate with a diverse range of cultures both in writing and verbally.
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £35,397 – £38,974, with up to £43,977 per annum available depending on experience, plus benefits
Closing date: 4pm (BST) on Thursday, 15 September 2016