Research Analyst, Oil & Gas Methane Emissions


Date posted

May 4, 2021 12:00 am

Application deadline

June 4, 2021 12:00 am


Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)


  • United States

Job description

Research Analyst, Oil & Gas Methane Emissions

With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 700 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace where innovation and results are a way of life.

EDF envisions a world in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected to the environmental challenges we face and are engaged in creating durable, equitable solutions. We seek talented candidates who share our Core Values of Respect, Results, Innovation, Optimism, and Integrity, and support our Commitment to Diversity.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science or energy-related field or other related degree with 2 or more years of experience, or a Master’s degree in environmental science or energy-related field or other
  • Strong computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Office
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills and knowledge in statistics; preference for proficiency in Python or a similar language allowing analysis of large data sets.
  • Proficiency in geospatial analyses with ArcGIS or other software
  • Experience in performing rigorous analysis with short deadlines in support of highly visible work
  • Ability to work independently, manage time efficiently, and collaborate effectively with diverse colleagues in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas in writing and orally to multiple stakeholders with different levels of expertise, including the public and O & G operators.
  • An interest and commitment to solving environmental problems through collaborative projects based on rigorous science and solutions-focused advocacy.
  • Participates in advancing EDF DEI goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.
  • Demonstrates self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.

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