EDHEC Infrastructure Institute (EDHECinfra) is recruiting a Lead Scientist (ESG).
The position involves overseeing and developing a new research program focuses on ESG and machine learning for infrastructure investment research, impact and policy.
The candidate must be a seasoned researcher from the world of business or academia, preferably with a good track record of scientific work and publications.
The Lead Scientist will initiate research projects and be responsible for their delivery. Research work will be conducted in teams and will require leadership and substantial scientific and organizational inputs from the Lead Scientist. Scientific research priorities are agreed with the Institute Director and implemented according to a pre-agreed delivery plan.
A Ph.D. or equivalent in finance or economics, the ideal candidate will have 10 years of experience in industry or academic research and be capable of writing clear and concise reports and to present research findings at industry and academic conferences.
Candidates should demonstrate a good understanding of major infrastructure sectors from energy to water and transport including from a technical standpoint and economic standpoint. They should be familiar with data science and quantitative techniques.
This position offers the potential to be promoted Scientific Director of EDHECinfra after two years.
The position is based in Singapore.
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Applicants can contact Frederic Blanc-Brude (firstname.lastname@example.org)
About EDHECinfra: https://edhec.infrastructure.institute/mission