Thursday, September 15, 2011
EMPLOYMENT: Researcher Position in Land Use, Forestry and Agriculture Economics Modeling (FEEM)
FEEM is looking to recruit a motivated and talented researcher for a modeling position in the area of Land Use, Forestry and Agriculture Economics. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics, or in engineering/mathematics/physics coupled with a solid economic background, and experience in applied research on Land Use, Forestry and Agriculture issues. The main duties will be related to the global modeling of land use and forestry and its interface with the integrated assessment analysis of energy and climate policies. Knowledge of global land use optimization models and experience with bioenergy is required. Skills in modelling land-forestry-related dynamics either with land use models or with top down economic models (AEZ approach) will be an important even though not mandatory asset.
The successful candidate is expected to begin his/her assignment in late 2011/early 2012. The appointment period can be up to 3 years, with an evaluation after the first one. Gross salary is competitive and will be based on qualification and experience.
Duties will be carried out at the FEEM premises either in Milan or Venice, Italy.
Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a job market paper, and at least one letter of recommendation to: Monica Eberle (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please mention ref: FOREST/09.2011 in your application.