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Junior Research Associate on Soil Carbon

Organization

Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change CMCC

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IN_OFFICE

Job Location

Italy    

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Application Deadline

May 17, 2024

The CMCC Foundation is a 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.

Our Institute for Climate Resilience (ICR) is hiring a post-degree associate to work in the division Impacts on Agriculture, Forests and Ecosystem Services (IAFES), located.

The junior research associate will:

– Support in conducting research with focus soil carbon and biogeochemical dynamics in relations to the overall carbon cycle, about synergistic effects and trade-offs within ecosystems.
– Support the development of research activities on interacting soil and water in the context of climate change.
– Support the group in ongoing project activities, which include publishing new findings and providing policy recommendations at different scales.

Special Requirements
A degree in topics dealing with soil or ecosystem sciences, agroecology, hydrology, including interactions with carbon, water, and climate dynamics. Experience in supporting/conducting research activities. A very good knowledge of the English language. Strong communication skills in written form for both specialized and non-specialized audiences. An empathetic, teamwork oriented and inclusive attitude.

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