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Climate-economy Modelers – Scientist/Senior Scientist


Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change CMCC


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Milan, Italy    Venice, Italy    

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Application Deadline

July 15, 2024

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.

The CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) is looking for bright researchers motivated to work on the defining issue of climate change and environmental protection.

For these positions, we are encouraging applications by scientists or senior scientist climate-economic modelers to join our modeling teams in Milan or Venice. The candidates will join an international and interdisciplinary team to contribute to developing our suite of integrated assessment models, which include detailed-process climate-energy-economy models, energy system models, and macro-economic models.

The successful applicants will be responsible for contributing and developing coupled climate-economy models, e.g. integrated assessment models such as WITCH, or computable general equilibrium models such as ICES.

The successful candidates will be based in Milan or Venice, Italy CMCC offices. The appointment period will be initially of n° 24 months starting from September 2024 (with some flexibility) renewable for two additional years pending a positive evaluation. Tenure can be granted from 2 years after being appointed as a scientist or senior scientist. The gross salary will be based on qualification and working experience and competitive with major research centers in Europe.

Welfare package, for minimum 12 months contract.
Flexible working time as per internal policies.
Support during the immigration process, if needed.

Special Requirements
Modeling experience of at least 5 years using modeling language (GAMS, Julia, JUMP) and fluency in programming languages such as Python or R. PhD in economics, applied mathematics, engineering, physics, or any related fields to integrated assessment models and coupled climate-economy modeling. Fluency in English (Italian not needed), good presentation and writing skills. Willingness to travel to project meetings and to conferences. Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and diverse environment committed to high-quality research.

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