Fellow, Energy and Sustainability


Brookings Institution India Centre, an independent, non-partisan research organization in New Delhi invites applications for the position of Fellow in Energy and Sustainability to undertake independent research at Brookings India. We strongly encourage economists working in energy to apply.

This position is based in New Delhi, India.

A Fellow’s principal responsibilities generally include:

• Defining, developing, and undertaking creative, policy-oriented research
• Publishing journal articles, working papers, books, policy briefs, blogs, and short commentaries targeted to policy makers, academics, and the general public
• Tracking policy developments in relevant areas and serving as spokesperson in those areas
• Engaging in related policy outreach activities and speaking engagements
• Participating in the design of expert group consultations and working groups
• Supervising and providing mentorship for a research assistant
• Participating in in-house research reviews
• Participating in the preparation of foundation and other types of grant proposals

A Fellow is expected to have the following qualifications:

• A doctoral degree in economics, operational research or a related discipline
• At least 5 years of relevant experience in a research environment.
• A record of applying quantitative research methods to real-world problems to identify practical and action-oriented solutions
• Demonstrated ability to take a project to completion
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently within a small, closely-knit organization and to contribute to the development of new initiatives

Interested candidates should forward their CV, along with a research paper, to Shamika Ravi (sravi@brookingsindia.org ) and Human Resources (hr@brookingsindia.org ). Please use “Fellow, Energy and Sustainability” in the subject line of email correspondence.

Last Date: July 31, 2018

Brookings Institution India Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons regardless of race, colour, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.