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Director of Research for American Council on Renewable Energy

Director of Research

Department: Policy & Programs

Reports to: Vice President of Programs and Content Strategy

Position Description

The Director of Research promotes the transition to renewable energy through high-quality original research, modelling and data analysis. This position works closely with the ACORE policy and programs team to support ACORE’s workstreams through economic and environmental impact analysis, market modeling, data analysis and other research areas as appropriate. The Director of Research will closely monitor market trends and commercial activities and use quantitative methods to analyze the impact of current and proposed policies on the renewable energy industry. This position will support ACORE’s grant-funded and member-driven programs and play a key role in the development of high-quality reports, fact sheets and other publications. The ideal candidate will have subject matter expertise on renewable energy, wholesale power markets and related business issues; have at least five years of quantitative research and analytical experience; and have a demonstrated track record of producing high-quality written materials and successfully executing multi-faceted projects.

This position is based in Washington, DC though all staff are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.

Submit resume, cover letter and writing samples to careers@acore.org

Learn more about this position here.