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Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre



Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre
Ivey Business School, Western University


The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre at the Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada, invites applications for a full-time Research Associate. The position is available for a two-year period with the potential for renewal.

The Research Associate will conduct applied research on Canadian energy sector policy, regulation and business issues, and work collaboratively with the Centre’s faculty and staff. In addition, the Research Associate will assist with Centre conferences, public communications, and administration. More information on the Centre can be found at

Candidates should have an MA in Economics, Public Policy, Law or a related discipline, though candidates with a BA and relevant work experience will also be considered. The candidate’s research interests should relate to energy policy or management, with applications to the Canadian energy sector.  Topics may include regulation, electrification, energy markets, international energy trade, power generation, clean tech, smart grid technology, electricity transmission and distribution, pipelines, oil and gas, stakeholder management, or political economy of energy. Prior employment experience in the energy sector or related industries is an advantage. Compensation will be competitive.

The Ivey Business School is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized worldwide for the quality of its management education and research. The Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre has a strong track record of thought leadership, outreach, and education on energy sector issues and public policy. It is supported by philanthropic gifts, donor organizations, Executives-in-Residence, an Advisory Board, and Ivey faculty.

Candidates interested in the position should submit a cover letter, a CV/resume, and representative publications or manuscripts to Brandon Schaufele at Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

The position is subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Ivey Business School and Western University are committed to employment equity and welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples and persons with disabilities.