Student Assistant: Support in the LAMACLIMA Team
Start: October 2019
Terms: Student working contract with 60 hours/month. Fixed contract for 2 year with possibility for extension.
Requirements: EU citizen or existing work permit for Germany.
We are currently looking for one student assistant (60h/month) to support our new LAnd MAnagement for CLImate Mitigation and Adaptation (LAMACLIMA) project, which gathers 7 European partners and will kick-off in October 2019. The objective of the LAMACLIMA project is to advance the scientific and public understanding of the coupled effects between changes in Land Cover and Land Management (LCLM), climate and the economy, and to elaborate sustainable land-based adaptation and mitigation measures. Climate Analytics is in charge of developing a lightweight tool (emulator) to support integrated assessment of the land-climate-economy nexus and land use decision making, as well as to gather input and feedback from stakeholders (NGOs, industry, public institutions, etc.). Together with stakeholders Climate Analytics wants to help the project partners uncover ‘optimised’ scenarios in terms of LCLM, which would help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
The student assistant will support the LAMACLIMA team at Climate Analytics in the organization of webinars, in-person workshops with stakeholders and project partner meetings, user testing of the developed emulator, the general stakeholder communication and contact management, as well as admin support. The position provides first-hand insights into state-of-the-art climate science and its relevance for land-use and climate policies. Depending on their skills and interest, small content-related tasks such as literature reviews or support with coding (in Python) will be conducted by the successful applicant.
Successful applicants will ideally have the following qualifications and skills:
• Excellent English writing and verbal skills are a requirement
• Basic German or French skills are welcome, but not required
• Strong communication and intercultural skills
• Strong organisational skills
• Interest in climate science, land-use issues and climate policy
• Experience with webinars is an asset
• Knowledge of Python is an asset
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 climate 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.