Faculty Position - Climate Policy and Sustainability

Date: Feb 22, 2024

Location: Riyadh, SA

Company: KAPSARC

Position Summary:

 

The KAPSARC School of Public Policy (KSPP) is an emerging graduate school that offers Masters, PhD, and executive education programs. Presently, the school is in the developmental phase and is offering executive education programs. The first cohort of master’s students is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2024. Situated in the thriving capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on the KAPSARC campus, the KSPP is well-placed to offer students an exceptional educational experience.

 

The KSPP’s vision is to be a world-class education and research facility that prepares the next generation of public policy leaders and professionals, within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and globally. To achieve this vision, the school is committed to providing high-quality educational programs and creating a bridge between academia, industry, and government. By doing so, the KSPP seeks to facilitate the sharing and application of knowledge and best practices, and the adoption of industry-leading practices to enhance the learning experience of its students.

 

As the first public policy college in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the KSPP is uniquely positioned to offer degrees that focus on general public policy, energy policy and economics, sustainability, and climate policy. By providing programs in these fields, the school aims to help students develop the skills and knowledge necessary to address pressing policy challenges and make a meaningful impact in their communities and beyond.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • The successful candidate will be expected to pursue excellent scholarship, teach courses related to the candidate’s research field, contribute to core courses and/or electives in creating sustainable energy systems, policy design and monitoring, supervise capstone projects, and contribute to the overall academic environment of the School

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Ph.D. in economics, or an interdisciplinary PhD in science/engineering and economics with a track record of research on environmental and sustainability topics.
  • A strong teaching, research, and services record