12477 - Hydraulic/hydrological modelling expert

Caserta, Italy, Italy
Full Time
REMHI - Regional Models and geo-Hydrological Impacts

Job Opening cod. 12477

                                                           CMCC Position                                                  

Hydraulic/hydrological modelling expert

(Deadline: June 3rd, 2024)


The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the world of business, and policymakers.

Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.

Our Division of Regional Models and geo-hydrological impacts (REMHI), located in Caserta, is looking for a new position of Hydraulic/hydrological modelling expert, responsible for supporting the division team in exploiting consultance service for private company interested on working on asset resilience, develop innovative research activities, participating to research projects and delivering research papers for peer-reviewed international journals, take part to national and international workshop presenting results activities.


  • M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Environmental Engineering;
  • PhD (or equivalent experience) in Hydraulic or Environmental Engineering with focus on catchment hydrology, groundwater and/or urban drainage;
  • Solid knowledge of Flood and Flood Hazard modelling in urban and natural catchments;
  • Statistics of extremes and Extreme Value Analysis, Groundwater modelling (one or several);
  • Experience with MATLAB, ArcGIS, R (one or several).
  • Familiarity with the most common rainfall-runoff modelling tools (e.g. HEC-HMS, SWMM or others) is particularly appreciated;
  • Experience in writing research papers for peer-reviewed journals (first author position is particularly appreciated);
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and in team;
  • Fluency in English.


  • Knowledge of SAP software
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving attitude
  • High motivation to learn
  • Good in time and priority management


  • The appointment period will be initially of 18 months starting from July 1st 2024,  renewable for more additional months pending a positive evaluation. Tenure can be granted from 2 to 4 years after being appointed as a junior researcher
  • The gross annual salary range is from 28 to 35 K Euros, depending on qualification and working experience.
  • Private health care coverage
  • Welfare package
  • Possibility to access flexible working time as per internal policies
  • Support during the immigration process, if needed


  • An international foundation active on current issues;
  • To get in touch with a participative and motivated team, always ready for dialogue and confrontation;
  • A meritocratic structure, open to the new and different;
  • Being embedded in a career path based on performance and achieved results;
  • Flat hierarchy with gender equality sensibility;
  • Continuous training, access to lab facilities, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and polyvalent working spaces, participation in scientific events and R&D projects, and complementary skills development.

Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

Some fiscal benefits could be applied for repatriated workers or foreign researchers/professors, having the requirements defined by Dlgs 147/2015 (for repatriates) or Dl 78/2010 (for foreigners).

CMCC is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status, and other legally protected characteristics. Please omit from your CV any data you or we might consider discriminatory.

This job announcement is a public invitation to express interest in the above-mentioned CMCC Position.

Applicants responding to this posting declare that they have read, understood and agreed to the Official Rule for the CMCC Personnel recruitment".

We will keep your information on file for up to 1 year.


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