JOB ANNOUNCEMENT [ref.
Research Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable
10 Research Positions
FEEM, a leading
research institute on sustainable development (www.feem.it) aims to
recruiting motivated and talented researchers to cover
ten open positions within the Climate Change and
Sustainable Development Research Programme.
The Programme carries out high level research in the
following areas: climate change integrated assessment
modelling, climate change policy and governance,
climate-related innovation and technological change,
natural hazards and extreme climate-related events,
management of natural resources, sustainability and
growth beyond GDP.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be close to
completion) in economics or energy engineering,
mathematics, and physics, coupled with a solid economic
background. Four-year (full time equivalent) research
experience may substitute the Ph.D. degree. Experience
in conducting applied and/or econometric research using
both analytical and numerical methods in one or more of
the following areas is requested:
FEEM offers a truly interdisciplinary
workplace and has strong ties to a worldwide network of
research institutions engaged in environmental research.
Selected applicants will interact with researchers of
different nationalities and have the opportunity to
present scientific papers at a number of conferences and
- Integrated assessment modeling and
quantitative assessment of climate impacts and
- Computable general equilibrium modeling;
- Global modeling of land use and forestry;
- Adaptive capacity to risk posed by extreme climatic
and meteorological events;
- Biodiversity and ecosystem services;
- Marine strategy;
- Sustainability assessment and applied research in
- Political economy and the environment.
Selected applicants are expected to begin their
assignments in 2013. 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. Research will be carried out at the FEEM
premises in Milan or in Venice, Italy.
Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a job
market paper (an authored or co-authored paper which
demonstrates the applicant’s skills relevant to the topic
of the position), and at least one letter of
recommendation to Monica Eberle (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates participating at the Allied Social Science
Associations (ASSA) Annual Meeting taking place in San
Diego, CA, in January 3-6, 2013, are kindly requested to
indicate it in their applications: job interviews may be
carried within that conference.
Deadline for applications
FEEM will begin considering candidates immediately and
will continue until the positions are filled.
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