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Senior Research Associate, CGC (Center for Global Challenges (CGC))
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Field of study
April 30, 2024
Contact Info:
Tel no. (66-2) 524-5019
Fax no. (66-2) 524-5056
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and invited for interview.

Education and Knowledge:

  • Doctoral degree in Energy/Water/Infrastructure Public Policy, with focus on
  • markets, reforms, institutions - from a reputable institution
  • Bachelor and Master degrees in cognate disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of mega trends and issues in energy/water infrastructure markets, institutions, governance, and productivity – in Asian and global contexts


  • Substantive experience in public or private sectors or university settings, or multilateral organizations in:
    • Energy/Water/Infrastructure public policy-related work, including market
    • structures, regulation, productivity assessment, analysis of infrastructure
    • linkages and multipliers
    • Developing large research proposals, application of general- and partial-
    • equilibrium and econometric models, resource, and socio-economy linkages
    • Report writing, and presentations at public fora.
  • Organization and delivery of customized training programs on energy/water/infrastructure markets and related themes


  • Ability to work under tight time pressures, and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Superior command of written and spoken English.

General Function:

Areas of Research: Infrastructure, Energy and Water Markets, Institutions, Regulation,
Pricing, Public Policy

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction and guidance provided by the Centre Director:

  • Develop ‘platforms’ and ‘Data-bases’ on global energy, water, and infrastructure
  • markets
  • Develop research proposals seeking external funding
  • Implement research projects; this will typically involve:
    • Analysis of institutional (Structure, Ownership, Regulatory) dimensions of
    • energy/water and other infrastructure markets
    • Assessment of pre- and post-reform productivity of energy/water
    • infrastructure markets
    • Development of scenarios for future trends in energy/water markets
    • Analysis of global Infrastructure trends, infrastructure linkages and multipliers
    • Preparation of papers, review reports - for wider publication
  • Organize customized executive training programs
  • Promote professional dialogues with Centre partners and other interests
  • Contribute to the preparation high-level policy briefs
  • Organize public events – workshops, symposia, etc.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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