JOB ANNOUNCEMENT [ref. CCSD/12.2011]
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Senior Researcher Position in Climate and Energy
Economics Research Programme on Climate Change and
FEEM, a leading research
institute on sustainable development (www.feem.it)
is looking to recruit a motivated and talented senior
researcher to cover an open position within the Climate
Change and Sustainable Development Research Programme.
The applicant would join a team that is engaged in
analysing a wide range of issues about climate and
energy economics, such as economic modelling of climate
and energy policies, technological progress in the
context of energy technologies, socio-economic drivers
of energy demand in developing economies, the relation
between energy and development, the functioning of
global energy markets etc.
In particular the candidate should carry out innovative
research that couples economic activity and climate
change. This would require interdisciplinary analysis
and methods which allow capturing the interaction
between economic and climate modelling. Examples of
potential approaches include model of complex systems
such as agent based modelling of dynamic systems, or
spatial and geophysically based modelling.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics or in
science coupled with some economic background.
Experience in modelling complex phenomena using both
analytical and numerical methods is required.
The selected candidate will interact with researchers of
different nationalities, and have the chance to present
scientific papers at several conferences and workshops.
FEEM offers a truly interdisciplinary workplace, with
strong ties with a world-wide network of research
institutions engaged in environmental research and in
particular on the analysis of climate change issues.
The successful candidate is expected to begin his/her
assignment in 2012. The appointment period can be up to
3 years, with an evaluation after the first one. Gross
salary is competitive and will be based on qualification
and experience. Duties will be carried out at the FEEM
premises either in Milan or Venice, Italy.
should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a job market
paper, and at least one letter of recommendation to:
Monica Eberle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please mention ref: CCSD/12.2011 in