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CALL FOR RESEARCH ASSISTANT | International Institute for Sustainable Development (Thailand, Deadline: August 4th, 2011)



The Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) and the Trade Knowledge Network (TKN) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) are looking for a Short-Term Research Assistant / Information Collector for our fossil fuel subsidies reform research project on Thailand. This position is opened to those with good command of Thai language (applicable to both Thai and non-Thai nationals) and English. The applicant must be able to conduct investigative research activities and work independently from Thailand under the guidance of our Southeast Asia Coordinator based in Jakarta. This short-term position is expected to last no more than two (2) weeks. We encourage fresh graduates and young researchers with research interest on the energy policies of the Kingdom of Thailand to apply.


The deadline for the application is Thursday, 4th August 2011, at 4 pm Bangkok time.


For those interested to apply for the post, please send a short introduction email with an attached CV to:


The GSI was launched on December 2005 by the IISD to put a spotlight on subsidies – transfer of public money to private interests – and how they undermine efforts to put the world economy on a path toward sustainable development. Further information concerning the GSI and its activities are available online at: The IISD is a Canada-based policy research institute that promotes change towards sustainable development (


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