Student Assistant: Support in Stakeholder Engagement Team
Start: October 2019
Terms: Student working contract with 60 hours/month. Fixed contract (until project ends in mid-September 2020).
Requirements: EU citizen or existing work permit for Germany.
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-scientists) 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 (three planned between 2019-2020), conducting background research on climate-impact data provision, updating contact databases and other administrative support. One workshop will be organised in West Africa, and the successful candidate is expected to play an important role in coordinating with our French-speaking contacts in the region. The position provides first-hand insights into the science-policy interface and state-of-the-art climate-impact modelling. It is based in Berlin, Germany.
Successful applicants will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:
• Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement
• native French speaker
• 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. You can find more information on our website.
For questions and additional information related to details of position please contact for general questions please refer to Claudia Neumann ().
Please apply exclusively using the application form. Applications by email or by post can unfortunately not be processed.
Interviews will likely be scheduled 2-6 September 2019 and can be conducted remotely.