Job opening – Research Associate Climate Risks and Complex Systems § 28 Subsection 3 HmbHG at Universität Hamburg (Germany)
The research associate will have the opportunity for doing excellent research and teaching in the Research Unit for Sustainability and Climate Risks in the group of Prof. Jana Sillmann (Climate Statistics and Climate Extremes). The research associate will become a member of an interdisciplinary team of researchers, postdocs and PhD students and will have ample opportunity for designing and working on her/his own research ideas, for contributing to and writing research proposals and for national and international networking. The team is strongly involved in the Cluster of Excellence for Climate, Climatic Change and Society (CLICCS) at the CEN, large EU projects as well as international networks, such as the Knowledge Action Network on Emergent Risks and Extreme Events.
Specific duties include:
- development and implementation of scientific work in the field of modeling and analysis of impacts of climate change (including economic impacts), especially related to climate extremes, as well as risk analysis in complex systems to support decision-making processes under uncertainties (including the use of Bayesian statistics)
- participation in proposals for third-party funded projects (e.g. EU, DFG, BMBF)
- support in teaching and supervising students as well as carrying out own teaching (4 hours per week)
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