Student Assistant – Support in Stakeholder Engagement Team
Starting date: 17 September 2018
Location: Berlin, Germany
Terms: Fixed term contract (1 year with possible prolongation, 60h/month)
To apply, send your CV and cover letter in pdf format, with the subject “Student Assistant: Stakeholder Engagement Team” to by 12 August 2018. Interviews will likely be scheduled 20-24 August 2018.
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We are currently looking for one student assistant (60h/month) to support our Stakeholder Engagement Team in the ISIpedia project which has been running since September 2017. The project aims at co-developing climate-impact indicators with stakeholders (including non-scientist) and integrating their needs into the upcoming simulation protocol of the Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison project (ISIMIP) and the design of the ISIpedia online portal, which will present relevant climate-impact information and data from ISIMIP simulations (and other reputable climate-impact research). The student assistant(s) support the Stakeholder Engagement Team in the organisation of national and international workshops (four planned between 2018-2020), conducting background research on climate-impact data provision, updating contact databases and other administrative support. 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.
Successful applicants will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:
- Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement
- Good French skills are required
- 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 work that Climate Analytics does on mitigation and adaptation.