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The Climate Council is Australia’s leading climate change communications organisation. We provide authoritative, expert advice to the Australian public and key decision-makers on climate change and solutions based on the most up-to-date science available. The Climate Council was founded in 2013 by thousands of Australians to create a new, independent and 100% community-funded organisation in response to the abolition of the Australian Climate Commission.
Our vision is that by 2025 Australia’s emissions are on a steep downward trajectory with projects and policies in place to see us cut emissions by 75% by 2030 and net zero by 2035. This represents a transformation in action and attitude from all levels of government, industry, business and community. It also fundamentally improves Australia's contribution to the global climate challenge, while unlocking benefits/potential of the new economy, and protecting lives, well-being and the natural environment.
Our mission is to be a courageous catalyst propelling Australia towards bold, effective action to have emissions plummet during the 2020s and hit net zero by 2035.
The Senior Researcher is part of Australia’s premier team of climate solutions experts, climate scientists, health and climate security experts, economists and policy specialists. They play a leadership role in the development and delivery of the research agenda and organisational strategy on Climate Solutions, and work collaboratively with the Research and Campaigns teams in program execution. The Senior Researcher (Climate Solutions) also plays an active role in supporting the Climate Council’s well-earned reputation for providing frank, fearless, accessible, and scientifically-robust climate information to key stakeholders and the general public.
The Senior Researcher reports to the Head of Research.
The key responsibilities of the Senior Researcher (Climate Solutions) include:
Experience and Skills
This exciting and dynamic organisation will continue to be in the public eye, giving those involved an unrivalled opportunity to contribute to the public discourse on climate change. With exposure to some of the leading minds tackling climate change, this role is a unique opportunity.
The Climate Council is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, personal appearance, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, or political affiliation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply for all advertised positions.
To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter of no more than two pages outlining how you meet the criteria above.
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