If you are interested in working with us, explore our opportunities and check your requisites! The selected candidates will interact with researchers of different nationalities, and have the chance to write and present scientific papers at several conferences and workshops.
FEEM offers a truly interdisciplinary workplace, with strong ties with a world-wide network of research institutions engaged in environmental research and in particular on the analysis of climate change issues.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Sustainable Business and Social Change Initiative – SBSC-I
1 Junior Researcher
The group is committed in investigating the role and contribution of the private sector in sustainable development and in supporting companies and other kind of organisations by offering them innovative insights, effective and differentiated solutions for their sustainability strategies, engagement and communication.
The candidate will be particularly focused on (i) research, communication and disclosure about social implications of access to energy, (ii) the identification of co-designing processes in order to respond to national and international calls (http://www.feem.it/getpage.aspx?id=6342&sez=Research&padre=18&lang=). He/She will also provide his/her contribution to applied research projects which the unit carries on in support of Eni’s sustainability pathway (benchmarking, analysis, background documentation, reporting and engagement methodologies).
FEEM is a leading research institute on sustainable development (www.feem.it) and SBSC-I activities include research, applied research and networking. The initiative is led by a multidisciplinary team cross to the Foundation, focused on the study of issues related to social innovation and sustainable business. FEEM SBSC-I is positioned as an observatory on emerging research topics in the international context and as an incubator for new projects.
The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in late 2014. The initial appointment is for 12 months and can be renewed. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based at the FEEM premise in Milan.
Applicants should have an economic background, preferably with one or two year experience in the field of research/applied research or consultancy on sustainability topics and Corporate Social Responsibility. Given the workplace features, this position requires a significant attitude to teamwork; a high level English and good communication skills (written and spoken) both in Italian and English are also required.
Preference will go to applicants with knowledge of Europe – Project designing, business environment and strong interpersonal skills.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei and Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change
Climate Change and Sustainable Development Economics [ref. CCSD-CIP/02.2014]
1 Junior Researcher – Modeling of climate change mitigation
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and the Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) announce a job opening for a junior researcher who will work on the WITCH integrated assessment model (www.witchmodel.org). The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the model, working on the database, coding, and producing scenarios and associated research outputs. Publication of research outputs in refereed journals is encouraged.
FEEM is a leading research institute on sustainable development (www.feem.it) and CMCC is a research institution that manages and promotes scientific and applied activities in the field of international climate change research (www.cmcc.it). FEEM and CMCC offer an interdisciplinary workplace and have strong ties to a worldwide network of research institutions engaged in environmental research.
The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in late 2014. The initial appointment is for 12 months and can be renewed. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based at the FEEM/CMCC premises in Milan.
Applicants should have a strong quantitative background in applied mathematics and in computational skills, strong programming skills, and ideally some knowledge of energy systems and economics. Fresh university graduates or PhD students can apply for this position. Experience with GAMS, Matlab, R or Python is an asset.
How to apply
Applicants can submit their candidature at www.feem-web.it/jaf/jaf.php and submit, through this application, a detailed curriculum vitae.
Applicants can also submit their candidature through the CMCC job opportunities section at www.cmcc.it/jobs. In that case, please make sure that all the documents are uploaded as a unique file under “cover letter”.
Deadline for applications
FEEM and CMCC will begin considering candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after November 30th, 2014 are not guaranteed full consideration.
Please mention ref: CCSD-CIP/02.2014 in your application.
If you are not eligible for open positions but you wish to carry out research or work with us, you can submit your CV by writing at firstname.lastname@example.org.