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The latest career opportunities available at the Lowy Institute.

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Climate change

The Lowy Institute, Australia’s leading international policy think tank, has a Research Fellow (climate change) position available as it embarks on a new initiative expanding its work on the increasingly complex challenges facing Indo-Pacific developing economies, including those in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and South Asia.

To support this new program of work, we are recruiting a Research Fellow focused on climate change policy in Indo-Pacific developing economies. The precise focus of the role will depend on the expertise of the successful candidate however the Institute is particularly interested to hear from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: renewable energy, climate finance, resilience and adaptation, and international climate policy as these relate to developing economies, especially those in the Indo-Pacific.

About the role

Under the overall guidance of the Institute’s lead economist, the Research Fellow will drive the Institute’s work on climate change policy in Indo-Pacific developing economies. They will lead policy research projects as well as contribute as a member within a collaborative and multidisciplinary team. In addition to producing original high impact policy research, the Research Fellow will also produce regular analysis and commentary on key policy issues and engage in outreach activities including events, podcasts, and media. Travel for research, events, and stakeholder engagement will also be involved.

About you

Candidates should demonstrate a strong capacity in the area of climate change policy as this relates to developing economies and the ability to produce original research, insights, and policy ideas grounded in relevant experience in research, international development, government/policy, and/or industry. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge and familiarity with Indo-Pacific developing economies and/or the desire to develop this. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The position is one of several under recruitment for this new initiative focused on Indo-Pacific developing economies. We are looking to build a strong research team with a mixture of skills and abilities that collectively encompass a range of policy issues, perspectives, geographical knowledge, and both qualitative and quantitative analytical capabilities. We are interested to hear from a diversity of high calibre individuals with something unique to offer.

The successful candidate will join the organisation at a level commensurate with experience, and with salary and benefits set accordingly.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@lowyinstitute.org.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

For additional information regarding the role please contact Lowy Institute recruitment via the email above or 02 8238 9000.


Digital economy

The Lowy Institute, Australia’s leading international policy think tank, has a Research Fellow (digital economy) position available as it embarks on a new initiative expanding its work on the increasingly complex challenges facing Indo-Pacific developing economies, including those in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, and South Asia.

To support this new program of work, we are recruiting a Research Fellow focused on digital economy policy in Indo-Pacific developing economies. The precise focus of the role will depend on the expertise of the successful candidate however the Institute is particularly interested to hear from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: automation, financial inclusion, e-commerce, innovation, as well as international policy aspects as these relate to developing economies, especially those in the Indo-Pacific.

About the role

Under the overall guidance of the Institute’s lead economist, the Research Fellow will drive the Institute’s work on digital economy policy issues in Indo-Pacific developing economies. They will lead policy research projects as well as contribute as a member within a collaborative and multidisciplinary team. In addition to producing original high impact policy research, the Research Fellow will also produce regular analysis and commentary on key policy issues and engage in outreach activities including events, podcasts, and media. Travel for research, events, and stakeholder engagement will also be involved.

About you

Candidates should demonstrate a strong capacity in the area of digital economy policy as this relates to developing economies and the ability to produce original research, insights, and policy ideas grounded in relevant experience in research, international development, government/policy, and/or industry. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge and familiarity with Indo-Pacific developing economies and/or the desire to develop this. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The position is one of several under recruitment for this new initiative focused on Indo-Pacific developing economies. We are looking to build a strong research team with a mixture of skills and abilities that collectively encompass a range of policy issues, perspectives, geographical knowledge, and both qualitative and quantitative analytical capabilities. We are interested to hear from a diversity of high calibre individuals with something unique to offer.

The successful candidate will join the organisation at a level commensurate with experience, and with salary and benefits set accordingly.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to recruit@lowyinstitute.org.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

For additional information regarding the role please contact Lowy Institute recruitment via the email above or 02 8238 9000.