12549 - PostDoc or Junior Scientist

Lecce, Lecce, Italy
Full Time
GlObal Coastal Ocean
Mid Level

Job Opening cod. 12549
CMCC Position
PostDoc or Junior Scientist
(Deadline: April 30, 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 Institute for Earth System Predictions (IESP) is seeking a new Postdoctoral Researcher or Junior Scientist to enhance our research efforts focused on the decarbonization of maritime trade. Responsibilities will involve contributing to the refinement and application of the ship weather routing model VISIR-2 (https://zenodo.org/communities/visir2/about), as well as engaging in rapid prototyping, data mining, and the development of innovative algorithms, potentially incorporating machine learning techniques, contributing in the frame of the Horizon Europe projects MISSION and EDITO-ModelLab.

Workplace location: Lecce


A Post-Doc at CMCC is responsible for caring out research activities based on predetermined procedures and with responsibilities related to their proper execution; collaborates on national and international research projects; contributes to the publication of research results.
A Junior Scientist collaborates on research projects and in drafting project reports; is proficient in using all the main tools of research activity; carries out activities with varying levels of complexity and with a degree of responsibility related to the overall correctness of the managed procedures; participates in the publication of research results.



  • Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, or Naval Architecture (if J.Scientist: also two years relevant working experience after the Ph.D.)
  • Both theoretical and practical knowledge of the Python programming language
  • At least one recommendation letter (if J.Scientist: at least two letters)
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Positive interpersonal and collaborative capacity


  • The appointment period will be initially of 12 months starting from June 2024, renewable for 24 months 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 32 to 38K Euros for the PostDoc and 35 to 45K for the Junior Scientist, depending on qualification and working experience.
  • Welfare package
  • Flexible working time
  • 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.

This job announcement is an 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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