Recruiting [Hired] Industry Team - Methane Researcher 2023-10-23

Industry Team - Methane


More than 2 years of experience




Solutions for Our Climate (SFOC) is an independent policy research and advocacy group that aims to make emissions trajectories across Asia compatible with the Paris Agreement 1.5°C warming target. SFOC is led by legal, economic, financial, and environmental experts with experience in energy and climate policy.


Since its founding in 2016, SFOC has led strategic campaigns on coal power phase-out, renewables, and climate finance. More recently, we have expanded our work beyond the power sector, establishing oil and gas, legal, steel, land-use, methane, and maritime transportation programs. SFOC’s effectiveness comes from its extensive digital and media communication, legal strategy, political and diplomatic network, and leadership among grassroots campaigns.


Job Description


Through collaboration with domestic and foreign companies, academia, and civil society, the SFOC industry team conducts research and launches campaigns to induce structural changes toward decarbonising the industrial sectors of steel, shipping, and tackle methane emissions in the energy sector. 


SFOC is seeking a Researcher within the Industry Team whose responsibilities are as follows:




  • Conduct research on measures for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction
  • Engage with government, industry and other stakeholders for SFOC’s goals
  • Support to campaigns to raise public awareness on GHG reduction to combat the climate crisis
  • Communicate and build solidarity with domestic and int’l climate organisations
  • Support to organize SFOC events, including seminars


Key Competencies


  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Communication, stakeholder engagement skills
  • Teamwork and collaboration with respect for diverse and inclusive culture
  • Agility and flexibility in ambiguous settings




  • Fluency/strong command of Korean (both speaking and writing)
  • More than 2 years of work or research experience
  • Interest and understanding of GHG emissions, industrial decarbonization, climate change, environment, and energy issues


Preferred qualifications 


  • Experience in working with the Korean central and subnational government affiliates
  • Experience in writing policy proposals and reports/research articles
  • Advocacy or campaign experience in civil society, research institutes and think tanks
  • Academic degree or work experience in circular economy
  • Self-starter


Required Application Documents 


  • English or Korean Cover Letter and Resume
  • To apply: by email to (제목: SFOC_Industry -Methane_지원자이름

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding in advance.