Deadline: Expressions of interest are welcomed at any time for this post.
The Environment and Marine Directorate of the Welsh Government is seeking a PhD student for a placement opportunity within its Marine Resilience and Climate Change Division. The division’s remit falls under the portfolio of the Minister for Climate Change which supports delivery objectives identified under the Welsh Government’s “Programme for Government” (PfG) and other strategies
Purpose of the Post
To support the Marine and Fisheries Division in developing evidence, actions and interventions for decarbonisation and adaptation to climate change. Depending on timings and needs the placement could focus on fishing activities and the fish supply chain and the relative merits and de-merits of decarbonisation interventions; and, blue carbon storage potential, interactions and interventions.
The placement provides an opportunity to gain insight into the functioning of Welsh Government and evidence-based policy development at the highest level. The post-holder will work in an interesting and diverse team, contributing to the shaping of a future policy direction. The post-holder will be expected to work independently within parameters and guidelines provided by the Welsh Government. Working closely with a wide range of colleagues the successful candidate will build valuable working relationships, broaden their knowledge of public policy-making and enhance their existing transferable skills.
Further information about the role and details of how to apply can be found here: