9841 – Post-Doctoral Associate Position

  • 10/01/2020

The Fondazione Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change (CMCC) is hiring a talented, motivated and proactive Post-doctoral associate to work in the Climate Simulations and Predictions division in the framework of the Copernicus C3S tender on Decadal Services (C3S_34c).

This job announcement is a public invitation to express interest for the above mentioned CMCC Position.

The location is the CMCC headquarter in Bologna (BO), Italy.

The primary purposes for this position are to develop prototypes for a climate service based on decadal predictions. The candidate will be asked to perform analyses on multi-model outputs, including skill assessments and develop metrics to translate the scientific information of decadal prediction into targeted indices for hydropower renewable energy. Also, the successful candidate will work in the Climate Simulations and Predictions CMCC division to demonstrate the added value of climate forecasts for the private and public sectors.

The desired qualifications are:
• a PhD in climate sciences or related subjects;
• experience with handling climate model output;
• experience with Python and shell scripting in Unix;
• a very good knowledge of the English language.

Moreover, experience with the production and use of climate forecasts (climate services) and experience with project deliverables will be highly valued.

Applicants belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

The initial appointment is for one (1) year, renewable for a second year, starting as soon as possible at an annual salary ranging from 28.000 to 33.000 Euros, comprehensive of benefits, depending on qualification and experience.

How to Apply
Applicants should register to CMCC JAM (Job Application Manager) website and fill the online form following the link below:


Applicants responding to this posting declare that they have read, understood and agreed to the “Official Rule for the CMCC Personnel recruitment”.

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