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Post-doc/Junior Scientist position in biogeochecmical modelling at CMCC

CMCC Position

Junior Scientist or Postdoctoral Research Assistant

(Deadline: May, 15th, 2021)

The CMCC is taking into consideration the possibility to hire a talented, motivated and proactive Junior Scientist/Postdoctoral? Research Assistant to work within the Research Unit for Marine Biogeochemistry and Earth System Modelling of the Ocean Modeling and Data Assimilation (ODA) Division.

This job announcement is a public invitation to express interest for the above mentioned CMCC Position.

The location is at the CMCC premises in Bologna, BO, Italy.

The primary purpose of this position is to further develop our in-house modelling system based on the NEMO ocean engine and the Biogeochemical Flux Model ( with a focus on polar biogeochemical processes with significant feedbacks on the global climate system and global biogeochemical cycles. This includes the analysis of shortcomings in the current generation of modelling systems, the design of new or revised parametrisations in idealised process models, the implementation of the new developments into large scale modelling systems and the evaluation of the improved system in multiannual simulations. Hence, beyond a solid base in geoscientific modelling, the post will require in-depth knowledge of the scientific state of the art and of the most recent developments in data analysis and statistical methods (e.g. machine learning and artificial intelligence).

The desired qualifications are:

PhD in natural sciences with experience in the fields of oceanography, marine biogeochemistry and ecosystems; High standard of scientific outputs, as proven by your scientific track record (considering a career level in line with the position offered); Consolidated experience in scientific programming and data analysis, up-do-date knowledge of FORTRAN and/or python is of particular advantage; proficient skills of spoken and written English; collaborative skills in a highly competitive environment. Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

The initial appointment is for 24 months ­­­starting from 01/09/2021 at an annual salary ranging from 28000 to 32000 Euros (post-doc) or 33000-40000 Euros (Junior Scientist) comprehensive of benefits, depending on qualification and experience.

Applicants responding to this posting declare that they have read, understood and agreed to the “Official Rule for the CMCC Personnel recruitment".

We will keep your information on file for up to 2 years.


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