FG IV – Energy and Climate Policy Analyst
The main tasks of this position include:
– Producing quantitative analysis that support the impact assessments, policy initiatives and positions of DG CLIMA, DG ENER, and DG MOVE in the context of EU Energy Union, the Green Deal and the international climate negotiations;
– Supporting the in-house energy and climate modelling tools (in particular the model POLES https://joint-research-centre.ec.europa.eu/poles_en );
– Supporting the maintenance of historical energy-related data-sets;
– Contributing to JRC publications, such as science for policy reports and policy briefs, along with internal and external communication on these;
– Collaborating with other teams on related policy-relevant scientific topics, in the unit, with other JRC and EC units, or with external contractors (for instance linking specialized models);
– Participating actively to the international energy and climate research fora: contribution to research projects, evaluation of research results, drafting of scientific publications.
Application deadline: 29 September 2022
Full job announcement
FG IV – Spatial Economist for Climate risk analysis
The main tasks of this
position, under the responsibility of the scientific officer responsible, include:
– Contribution to the development, calibration and validation of regional economic modelling tools for the assessment of long-term economic impacts of climate change in Europe, with a particular focus on regional heterogeneity (NUTS2) and cross-region interactions;
– Support to the European Commission services for policies in analysing the sector-wise impact of climate change, specifically addressing the relative efficiency of alternative adaptation options.
– Implement the regional model for sectoral climate impact studies (e.g. sea level rise, river floods, droughts, high temperatures) and multi-hazard climate change impacts (see for instance https://joint-research-centre.ec.europa.eu/peseta-projects/jrc-peseta-iv_en);
– Produce quantitative analyses that support ex-ante impact assessments for EU policy initiatives in the context of the EU climate agenda;
– Address the economic impact of climate-change –induced extreme events and identification and analyses of suitable adaptation/protection strategies;
– Study the effectiveness of fiscal instruments in climate-change-related policies (green fiscal reforms) and evaluate the potential gains in terms of reduced economic distortions.
– Follow up the technological, economic, regulatory and organisational aspects trends in the area of climate impacts and adaptation and/or green fiscality, including existing EU legislation;
– Contribute to science for policy reports and policy briefs, along with internal and external communication on these;
– Collaborate with other teams on various policy-relevant scientific topics, in the unit, with other JRC and EC units, or with external contractors (for instance climate change impact assessment, linking specialized models);
– Participate actively in the international climate impacts research fora: contribute to research projects, evaluate research results, and write scientific publications.
Application deadline: 8 September 2022
Full job announcement