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IIASA vacancy: Research Scholar to support the Earth Commission, Laxenburg Austria

IIASA is looking to recruit a motivated and talented researcher to work with an interdisciplinary team on interaction of Earth- and Human Systems toward achieving sustainable future.

The successful applicant will join the research team in the TNT Program working on the modelling group of the Earth Commission – The Earth and Human System Modelling Inter-comparison Project (EHSMIP) and The World in 2050 (TWI2050). Responsibilities include the assessment of pathways and scenarios of future developments and the resulting forcing of the Earth systems. The main objective is to identify targets or boundaries that delineate critical functioning of Earth systems and identify development strategies and pathways that are contained within these constraints.

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position with an initial contract of one year and the possibility for extension thereafter and should be available to take up the appointment by as soon as possible. Duties will be carried out at the IIASA premises in Laxenburg, near Vienna in Austria. Deadline for applications is 30 April.

Read more about the vacancy here.