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We seek a Research Analyst to support the Sustainable Cities Program work in China. The Research Analyst will undertake research on China’s inclusive and low-carbon development, especially focusing on evaluating and propelling China’s just transition in urban sectors. In this role, you will participate in research activities across the global Cities network and other departments of WRI. You will actively engage with WRI colleagues at WRI China office and across the programs and countries, as well as external partners.
Projects research (70% of time)
Projects administration (30% of time)
Final candidate will be required to take a writing test. Finalists will need to submit at least 1 writing sample in English, preferably a published journal article.
How to Apply:
Please submit a resume with a cover letter by the date of the f application deadline. An application should be submitted to the WRI Careers portal to be considered.
Founded in 1982, World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world overcomes this decade to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. WRI has a global staff of over 1,800 people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia and the United States, as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.
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