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Energy & Climate Researcher

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Global Energy Monitor
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 24 days ago

Position

Global Energy Monitor seeks a part-time researcher to update existing wiki pages and create new wiki pages on our GEM.wiki platform on fossil and renewable energy projects worldwide. This work is done mainly via web searches and can be performed remotely. 

Background

Global Energy Monitor (GEM) develops information resources for the movement to address global warming and support the transition from fossil to clean energy. GEM maintains wiki pages on thousands of coal plants, coal mines, wind farms, oil/gas pipelines, and other major fossil and renewable projects around the world. The pages are used as the building block for the Global Coal Plant Tracker, the Global Fossil Infrastructure Tracker, and numerous other trackers and projects.

Impact

GEM data is used by scores of environmental groups worldwide, by academic researchers and institutions, by international agencies including the World Bank and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and by media outlets including the Associated Press, BBC News, Reuters, Vox, and the Wall Street Journal.

Qualifications

This is output-oriented work that requires self-motivation, efficiency, scrupulous attention to accuracy, resourcefulness in applying search tools, competence with spreadsheets, and professional-level writing skills.

Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion

We strongly encourage individuals identifying as Black, Indigenous, people of color, and people with disabilities to apply. Global Energy Monitor has zero tolerance for discrimination on the basis of race, gender, and sexuality and are actively looking for ways to challenge structural inequalities across our organization.

Language Skills

The job requires professional-level English writing skills. Bilingual skills in English and Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish are helpful but not required.

Location

This is a remote, work-from-home position. 

Compensation

$33 to $37 per hour, depending on relevant prior experience.

Time

24 - 32 hours per week, with a flexible schedule to be determined between the Researcher and their supervisor. This is a temporary position (up to 6 months), with the possibility of extension to a permanent role depending on the organization’s needs.

Application Requirements

Resume, cover letter, and three writing samples.

How to apply

Please apply at the link below:

https://bit.ly/38bA3r2

Only applications submitted via this link will be considered.

Position

Global Energy Monitor seeks a part-time researcher to update existing wiki pages and create new wiki pages on our GEM.wiki platform on fossil and renewable energy projects worldwide. This work is done mainly via web searches and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$33 to $37 per hour, depending on relevant prior experience.

Benefits

  • Paid health, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Worker's compensation and long term disability insurance coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
  • Professional development support
  • Paid health, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Worker's compensation and long term disability insurance coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick, and holiday leave
  • Professional…

Level of Language Proficiency

The job requires professional-level English writing skills. Bilingual skills in English and Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish are helpful but not required.

The job requires professional-level English writing skills. Bilingual skills in English and Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish are helpful but not required.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1254 Utah Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, United States

How to Apply

Please apply at the link below:

https://bit.ly/38bA3r2

Only applications submitted via this link will be considered.

Please apply at the link below:

https://bit.ly/38bA3r2

Only applications submitted via this link will be considered.

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