Staff Associate II (Officer of Research) - Food System and Climate Change

Columbia University, SIPA - Center on Global Energy Policy
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Staff Associate II (Officer of Research) -  Food System and Climate Change
Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Center on Global Energy Policy

The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Staff Associate II (Officer of Research) for a major research initiative on the food system and climate change. This project aims to close the current knowledge gaps with respect to food system greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by characterizing and quantifying those emissions by country and region, building on available statistics from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The Staff Associate II will support original research, work with research partners, analyze large data sets and communicate research findings clearly and concisely to a range of audiences in a manner that maximizes policy impact. The position will engage at a high level with key stakeholders. A high level of verbal and written communications, and cultural awareness, skills are required. The position will report to CGEP Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (public policy, economics, international affairs, political science, etc.) and background in food system sustainability issues.

For the full job description and to submit an application please visit:

Screening of the candidates will begin immediately and the search will remain open no less than 30 days from the date of posting and continue until filled. For further information, please contact Jesse McCormick, Senior Advisor of Strategy and Operations, Center on Global Energy Policy, at

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications from women and individuals from historically underrepresented groups are encouraged.