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JPI Climate is a partnership between 14 European countries to coordinate jointly their climate research and to initiate and support new transnational research initiatives. JPI Climate connects scientific disciplines, enables cross-border research and increases the science-practice interaction.
JPI Climate contributes to the overall EU objective of developing a European Research Area and interacts with the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme in support of excellent science, industrial leadership and the European response to one of the great societal challenges of our times - climate change.
The overall coordination and day-to day management of the initiative is supported by a Central Secretariat which is currently being built up inside the premises of the Belgian federal Science Policy Office - BELSPO in Brussels and which has the following main functions:
For the new JPI Climate Central Secretariat we are currently looking for a
Junior Science Officer
to support the team in fulfilling its functions.
Duties and responsibilities
Requirements and qualifications
Starting date: 1st of December 2014
Contract: 2 years half time contract under Belgian law with the possibility of extension
Please send your complete electronic application with reference letters in English to secretariat(at)jpi-climate.belspo.be, until the 23th of October at midnight.
Requests for additional information can be send to the same address.