12587 - Risk Analyst

Venezia, Italy
Full Time
Institute for Climate Resilience (ICR)
Mid Level

CMCC Position
Risk Analyst
Deadline: July 15th, 2024


Are you ready to join a dynamic team where your proactiveness and management prowess can translate directly into tangible outcomes in the research field? Over the last decade, CMCC has experienced extraordinary growth, and we are now starting a new journey to explore the potential of Earth Observation uptake into the multi-risk assessment framework in the context of climate change.

We are looking for a Risk Analyst, capable of effectively managing complex and heterogeneous datasets and leveraging Earth Observation data, with the ability to prioritize tasks and solve problems efficiently. You will work in a multidisciplinary and dynamic team, ensuring smooth integration of heterogeneous datasets into a multi-risk assessment framework to tackle the challenges posed by climate change.

CMCC Foundation is a cross-cutting 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. CMCC's core objective is to conduct cutting-edge science, to train the next generation of scientists at both national and international levels, and to be a beacon for climate modelling.

CMCC pursues fundamental and applied science with utmost scientific integrity, prioritizing data-driven science and providing data, information, and research results that can support informed public debate and decision-making processes. To achieve climate research objectives at the highest international standards, we invest in training all our talents, and strive to create a workplace where everyone can excel.

At CMCC you will find a strong, professional environment. Join an inclusive community that values diversity, where every voice is heard and respected. Help foster a culture of innovation and societal change, where individuals from all backgrounds can thrive and succeed.

To learn more about this opportunity and submit your application, please refer to the following:

The Risk Analyst will support the RAAS research team with the collection, examination, processing and analysis of hazard, exposure and vulnerability data needed to inform risk modelling and assessment.

The Risk Analyst will support the RAAS research team, with:

  • Satellite data acquisition and processing from multiple sensors;
  • Hazard, exposure and vulnerability indices calculation;
  • Handling of complex geospatial data and their processing;
  • Large datasets harmonization and management;
  • Support to data preparation and harmonization for machine learning applications;
  • Contribution to perform quantitative (climate) risk and multi-risk assessments;
  • Contribution to develop climate risk and adaptation services.

  • Master’s degree in computer science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Crop Sciences or Environmental Sciences;
  • Work experience in GIS analysis, remote sensing analysis and coding;
  • Previous experience in analysis of climate change impacts, vulnerabilities and risk;
  • Proficiency with common programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, C++);
  • Knowledge of (geo)statistics and of geospatial data processing software and tools;
  • Very good knowledge of the English language;
  • Accuracy and good analytical skills.
Preferred qualification:
  • Experience in Machine learning and Deep neural network model application for climate change risk assessment in complex environmental systems.

  • Please note that this opportunity will be issued both internally and externally.
  • The role will be based in the Venice CMCC office.
  • The appointment period will be initially of 6 months (possible extension based on performace) starting from 22 July 2024, with a gross annual salary range from 22K to 30K Euros, based on experience. Tenure can be granted from 2 to 4 years after being appointed as a junior researcher.
  • Welfare package, for minimum 12 months contract.
  • Flexible working time as per internal policies.
  • Support during the immigration process, if needed.

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.
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