12593 - Postdoctoral Researcher on Climate Change

Venezia, Italy
Full Time
European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE)
Mid Level

CMCC Position
Postdoctoral Researcher on Climate Change 
Deadline: August 8th, 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?

Our Institute for European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) is looking for a new position of Postdoctoral Researcher, responsible for conducting research in the domains of climate change impacts and health economics and analyzing policy frameworks.

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 Researcher will be responsible for supporting the empirical analysis on climate change impacts on human health and health systems using micro and administrative data. The researcher is also expected to contribute to our multifaceted efforts in environmental economics with an emphasis on health co-benefits and distributional implications of climate change, climate change adaptation and climate governance by researching, analyzing policy frameworks, working in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment, with a visible impact on policy and society.

The Researcher will be responsible for:

  • Empirical analysis using micro and administrative data;
  • Analyze the impacts of climate change on human health and health systems with an emphasis on health co-benefits and inequality;
  • Preparing reports, briefings, and presentations to communicate research findings, policy analyses, and recommendations to policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders.

  • PhD in economics or equivalent subjects;
  • Very good knowledge of the English language; 
  • Accuracy and good analytical skills.

  • Please note that this opportunity will be issued both internally and externally;
  • The Researcher will be based in Venice CMCC office;
  • Contract and gross annual salary will be based on qualifications and working experience and competitive with major research centers in Europe;
  • The appointment period will be initially for 24 months starting from September 2024, renewable for up to 12 months additional months pending a positive evaluation. 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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