• Auto req ID 268BR

Job Description

KAPSARC seeks a passionate early career researcher to carry out analysis and research on a range of issues related to electricity markets and global energy transitions. This work is part of its research program on Energy Transition sand Electric Power. The research work includes, among others, economics and risks of the energy transitions, sustainable finance and infrastructure investment, electricity demand and supply analysis, electricity market reforms, decarbonization pathways, emerging business models and regulatory reforms, regional electricity market integration, smart grid and digitalization, and renewables’ integration on the power grid.

Working as part of the research team on Energy Transitions and Electric Power, the successful candidate will contribute to KAPSARC’s objective to ensure research projects result in high quality and actionable policy options. KAPSARC’s research work involves a mix of analytical and policy-oriented research which is conducted in a dynamic, multicultural environment by a team of highly qualified and experienced analysts, engineers, planners, and economists.

Required qualifications

  • A Ph.D in a related field e.g. Economics, Electrical Engineering, Public Policy.
  • Excellent command of the English language (spoken/written).


  • Previous experience in electricity market research and analysis including digitalization, smart grid, new business models, innovative regulatory designs, preferably within a research organization, government or an international organization.
  • Excellent analytical and modeling skills.
  • Strong communication skills and enthusiastic team player, and excellent time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Economic and technical analysis related to innovations in electricity markets and global energy transitions.
  • Perform data analysis and modeling under the supervision of senior researchers.
  • Develop working papers, reports and other publications that are clear, concise and reader-friendly and actively contribute to research discussion and ideas.
  • Keep abreast of developments on Energy Transitions and Electric
  • Power issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the program director.

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