About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: IEJ is seeking a passionate and policy driven IEJ fellow who will engage in energy justice law and policy research in support of an equitable transition away from fossil fuels. The Fellow will work closely with, and co-manage, a team of student researchers; publish research in peer-reviewed journals; issue policy briefs on behalf of the organization; and design training materials for use in community organizations. The Fellow will receive training, mentoring, and additional supports to effectively accomplish required tasks.
Responsibilities: Research and Writing:
- Develop and lead energy justice research projects; - Publish research in peer-reviewed journals; andIssue policy briefs on behalf of the organization.
Community Outreach and Engagement:
- Design training materials for use in community organizations; - Conduct webinars and trainings on toolkits, policy briefs, and other research developed by IEJ; and - Meet and collaborate with frontline community leaders and policy experts.
Qualifications: Advanced Degree (JD, MPP, MBA, or PhD in relevant field) or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated commitment to social and racial justice.
Experience writing and presenting policy research.
Strong written and verbal communication.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working in diverse communities.
Written and spoken Spanish, Vietnamese, Portuguese and/or Haitian Creole.
Deep understanding of state energy policy and relevant literature on energy justice, climate justice, and environmental justice.
Some supervisory experience.
Salary Grade: 10
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.