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[Met-jobs] PostDoc position: Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center – Weather and Climate Risks Group at ETH Zurich Partnership

From "Bresch David N." <dbresch@ethz.ch>
To "Met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <Met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 28 Feb 2020 10:02:14 +0000

PostDoc position: Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center – Weather and Climate Risks Group at ETH Zurich Partnership

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with an interest in climate risk and resilience and a strong background in social science and quantitative skills. Working with experts at ETH Zurich and the Council, this individual will contribute to the further development of an existing tool (Economics of Climate Adaptation method implemented in CLIMADA) that will rapidly assess the impacts of climate change, along with the economic and social effectiveness of potential climate adaptation interventions, indifferent geographies. This individual will use her/his knowledge of modeling and Python programming to incorporate existing datasets and models into an easily usable analytical tool that can be applied by project planners and local government officials to determine the most cost-effective interventions. The tool will also include social vulnerabilities, gender, and biodiversity as factors, as well as ecosystem-based adaption options. 

The ideal candidate will be a contributing member of the team and eager to support the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s goal of reaching one billion people with resilience solutions by 2030. Applicants should have a creative, solutions-oriented mindset; excellent quantitative, analytical and Python programming skills; and experience in climate change, social vulnerabilities, and economics. The position will begin on April 1st, 2020, or as soon as available. The individual will begin work in Zurich, Switzerland at ETH Zurich and will ideally work in Washington, DC with the Atlantic Council in the second year.

https://www.onebillionresilient.org/post/adrienne-arsht-rockefeller-foundation-resilience-center-weather-and-climate-risks-group-at-eth-zurich-partnership

To Apply by March 12th, 2020: Please send cover letter and CV to resilience@atlanticcouncil.org 



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