Student Assistant: Support in Stakeholder Engagement and Needs Assessment

Fixed Term Contract based in Berlin

Starting date: 18 September 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms: Fixed term contract (1 year with possible extension, 60h/month)


To apply, send your CV and cover letter, with the subject “Student Assistant: Stakeholder Engagement Team” to by 3 September 2017.

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Job Description

Pending final approval from funders, we are currently looking for two student assistants (60h/month) to support our Stakeholder Engagement Team in the ISIpedia project. The project aims at co-developing climate impact indicators with stakeholders and integrating their needs into the upcoming simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison project ISIMIP. Student assistants support the Stakeholder Engagement Team in the organisation of national and international workshops (five in total), conducting background research on climate impact data provision, updating contact databases and other administrative matters. The position provides first-hand insights into the science-policy interface and state-of-the-art climate impact modelling. The position is based in Berlin, Germany.

Your Profile

Successful applicants will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement; good French and basic German skills are welcome, but not required
  • Strong communication and intercultural skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Interest in applied climate impact research

We can offer a positive and inspiring working atmosphere in an international team as well as insights into the international climate change negotiations and our support work for the Small Island Developing States and Least Developed Countries.