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The Charles University Environment centre, was founded as a part of Charles University in 1992. It conducts environmental research and provides environmental expertise and information for students, university staff and for the general public. The centre collaborates with parliamentary bodies, state administration, non-government organizations and many academic and research institutions both locally and abroad. CUEC consists of the three units: sustainable development indicators, environmental economics, and education and information for sustainable development.

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Position: Modelling impacts of environmental, energy, and climate regulation at macro level

Description: A prospective candidate will be responsible to contribute in building, enrichment, and application of the energy system optimisation model (TIMES) and/or a macro-structural model like computable general equilibrium model to assess the impacts of regulation on the economy, energy use, the environment, and the costs in the Czech Republic. Previous experience with an energy system model and/or a CGE model and using GAMS software is required. Good econometric skills are asset.

Funding: Position will be co-financed from the EXPRO FEM3 project funded by the Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) and project supported by the Czech Technology Agency within its programme “Prostředí pro život 2”.

Workplace/Institution: A prospective candidate will be involved in a research team at Environmental Economics and Sociology Unit at the Environment Center (Charles University).

Supervisor: Dr. Milan Ščasný

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Phone: +420 220 199 477

Position available: from January 1, 2021

Deadline date for applications: July 25, 2020

Applicants must submit required documents to: Dr. Milan Ščasný, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (project supervisor)  

Please also attach your CV and a job market paper.

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