Junior Project Manager - 12514

Deadline: January 08, 2023


The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research centre on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the business world, 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 Risk Assessment and Adaptation Strategies Division (RAAS)
  • Division, located in Venice, is looking for a new position of Post-doc researcher, responsible for supporting the development of advanced multi-hazard risk assessment methodologies for evaluating climate change risks in marine coastal areas and the risk reduction potential of nature-based solutions.


  • PhD in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental planning or related fields;
  • Expertise in modelling the impact of climate change on water quality and ecological processes in marine coastal areas;
  • base knowledge of (geo)statistics, geospatial data processing software and tools, such as GIS, Python, R, Google Earth Engine or a willingness to learn;
  • Excellent knowledge of English language (working language at CMCC/RAAS).


  • Willingness to work in diverse and interdisciplinary teams;
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work on diverse projects and respond to emerging challenges in the topic;
  • Experience in the application of complex system analysis tools and methods for risk appraisal (e.g., Machine Learning and Data Analytics, Bayesian Networks, Agent-based Models, Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis);
  • Knowledge on nature-based solution effectiveness for climate change mitigation;
  • Desire to engage in activities related to the co-development of risk modelling approaches nurtured by stakeholder needs and perspectives;
  • Enthusiasm to advise junior researchers.


  • The appointment period will be initially of 12° months starting from January 2024 (negotiable), renewable on an annual basis pending positive evaluations. Tenure can be granted from 2 to 4 years after being appointed as a junior researcher;
  • The gross annual salary range is from 30.000 to 45.000 Euros, depending on qualifications and work experience;
  • The job location is CMCC Headquarters in Venice, Italy.
  • Welfare package;
  • Flexible working time including the possibility to work partially remotely;
  • Support during the immigration process, if needed.

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

Some financial benefits may apply for repatriated workers or foreign researchers/professors having met the requirements defined by Dlgs 147/2015 (for repatriates) or Dl 78/2010 (for foreigners).

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

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