Associate Researcher (m/f/x) - Electric Vehicles and Equity

International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

The ICCT is an award-winning, independent, global, non-profit research organization that supports the effective design and implementation of policies to address the impacts of the global transportation sector on climate change and public health.

Our organization achieves this by providing high quality and timely data-driven research to public officials at all levels of government - city, state, national, regional and international - as well as to civil society and the media. The ICCT offers a mission-driven and culturally diverse workplace where intelligence, flexibility, transparency, and good humor are highly valued. Join our growing team of talented researchers with offices in Washington D.C., San Francisco, CA, Berlin, Germany, Beijing, China, New Dehli, India, and São Paulo, Brazil. 

Associate Researcher, Electric Vehicles and Equity

  • Berlin

The ICCT seeks a highly motivated and committed Associate Researcher who will contribute towards research on an equitable and socially just transition to low- and zero-emission vehicles in Germany. This position will focus particularly on data analysis and socially just policy approaches to reduce emissions from passenger cars. This full-time position is based in our Berlin office in Germany and will report to an ICCT Senior Researcher.

To be successful in our environment, you must be intellectually curious, self-directed, and able to work with people from across the globe. The position is best suited to someone with inventiveness, creativity, resourcefulness, curiosity, and strong time management skills. The ideal candidate will hold a graduate degree with previous research experience in environment, transportation topics, or social science, have excellent writing skills, international education, travel or work experience, written and verbal fluency in German and English, and a demonstrated passion for solving our most pressing global health and environmental challenges through an equity lens.

You Will:

  • Collect and analyze data on the uptake of low- and zero-emission vehicles in Germany
  • Analyze global best practice measures to promote the deployment of low- and zero-emission vehicles with a focus on a socially just transition, such as progressive vehicle tax policies and equitable charging infrastructure deployment
  • Contribute to publications and preparing interviews (in German and English)
  • Help organize workshops and facilitate exchanges with policymakers
  • Support the development of policy recommendations for a socially just transition to low- and zero-emission vehicles
  • Perform other duties as assigned

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree preferred) in engineering, environmental science or policy, social science, data science, transportation, or a related field
  • Experience or interest in transportation, equity, climate change, public policy, or related topics
  • Fluent German and English communication skills, both written and verbal are required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ArcGIS
  • Organizational and collaboration skills, combined with a positive attitude

Our Benefits

This full-time position will be based in our Berlin, Germany office and with a salary of €63,945. Initially, a 2-year limited contract will be offered, with the possibility of transitioning into an unlimited contract depending on organizational resources and performance. We offer an excellent benefits package, including hybrid/remote work flexibilities, transportation subsidies, professional development opportunities, and other benefits.


Please submit a resume, cover letter, two relevant writing samples for which you are the sole author (preferred) or lead author, and contact information for two references (ideally one in German, one in English). Please refrain from submitting a photograph. Preference will be given to candidates whose cover letters directly address the position being offered. Applications without the supplemental materials will receive less consideration. 

  • Applications will be accepted through October 15th, 2023.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace

International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
Fasanenstr. 85
10623 Berlin
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