12478 - Climate & Weather Model Research Assistant

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

Job Opening cod. 12478

                                                            CMCC Position                               

Climate & Weather Model Research Assistant

(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 Climate & weather model research assistant for supporting the REMHI Division research activities in the field of climate simulations and in the framework of the different national and international activities currently on going.


  • Master’s degree in Atmospheric and Climate Sciences (or equivalent);
  • Good knowledge of the English language;
  • Knowledge of the main numerical algorithms for solving: Linear Systems of Equations, Systems of Nonlinear Equations, Ordinary Differential Equations;
  • Knowledge of common operating systems (as Windows, MacOS);
  • Knowledge and capability to use the Main Mathematical Libraries;
  • knowledge of FORTRAN and other programming languages as MATLAB, Python;
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system;
  • Knowledge of SAP data base;
  • Knowledge of climate data management program (as CDO, NCO);
  • Capability to prepare technical / scientific documentation, also in the context of projects
  • Availability to travel (limited period);
  • Availability to take part in face-to-face meetings at the REMHI headquarters in Caserta;
  • Enthusiasm for the research and the work within young and multidisciplinary team.


  • Good communication skills;
  • Problem-solving attitude;
  • High motivation to learn;
  • Good in time and priority management;
  • Keeping deadlines.


  • The appointment period will be initially of 12 months starting from July 15th 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 17 to 24 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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