Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeller

  • Oxford office
  • Permanent full-time

Position

We’re looking for a Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modeller to join our UK team. Based in Oxford, you will be a member of Aurora’s modelling team contributing to our energy modelling efforts by developing analytical and computational tools, enhancing our modelling capabilities, analysing data, formulating recommendations on future trends, and conveying insights to enhance our clients’ decision making. As a CGE Modeller, you will focus on modelling long-term developments in global commodity markets (notably coal, natural gas, and oil) that are of key importance for our modelling of the power sector as well as for decision makers across industry. This position suits a recent university graduate (MSc or PhD).

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Aurora’s in-house global CGE model used to analyse long-term developments in global fossil fuel markets in the light of the global energy transition
  • Work closely with our research and consulting teams to define scenario assumption and to derive insights from model results
  • Contribute to continuously improving how the modelling team operates

Required attributes

  • Excellent degree in Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative field from a top university
  • Comfortable with economic theory and especially with the fundamentals of micro- and macroeconomics
  • Knowledge of one programming language, e.g. GAMS, Python, MATLAB, etc.
  • Top notch analytical ability, demonstrated, for example, through academic performance

Desirable attributes

  • Knowledge of and interest in global energy markets, and a belief that well-designed models significantly improve decision making in the global energy transition
  • Knowledge of computable partial and/or general equilibrium models and their use as a tool for scenario analysis
  • Experience of implementing partial and/or general equilibrium models in GAMS

What we offer

  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences, workshops and webinars
  • The opportunity to grow into a publicly visible industry expert
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • Regular coaching and mentoring sessions
  • An office in the centre of Oxford with coffee, fruit and snacks available in the office

Applications

  • The successful candidate would start as soon as possible
  • We will review applications as they are received
  • Salary will be competitive with experience

Please submit a cover letter, your salary expectations and state your earliest possible start date.

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About Aurora

Founded in 2013 by University of Oxford professors and economists who saw the need for a deeper focus on quality analysis, we have grown to become the largest dedicated energy analytics provider in Europe.

We provide:

  • Subscription analytics
  • Advisory
  • Software

Our mission is to provide rigorous, sophisticated analysis and energy market modelling to address this increasing market complexity. We cover all key energy commodities, with particular focus on the power sector and low-carbon energy transformation. We are thriving, and rapidly growing in Europe and further afield.