Project Coordinator at Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 15 Nov 2022

Project Coordinator at Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM)

The ETH Center for Climate Systems Modeling C2SM, the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology MeteoSwiss and further partners are jointly developing new Swiss climate scenarios in the framework of the Klima CH2025 project.


Job description

We are looking for a project coordinator for the Klima CH2025 project. This project will update and extend the CH2018 Climate Scenarios for Switzerland to provide the scientific basis for the national adaptation plan of the Swiss government. You will co-coordinate the project in close collaboration with the project manager at MeteoSwiss. This includes jointly supervising and realising the timely implementation of the project plan, monitoring its progress, planning and organising meetings, being responsible for the communication within the project, and contributing to and coordinating the release of the Klima CH2025 project results through the different dissemination channels (e.g., technical report, brochure, flyer), and representing the project within the National Centre for Climate Services (NCCS, www.nccs.ch ) and at national and international conferences. Additionally, you will contribute to the application and extension of scientific methods to generate the climate scenarios and potentially the supervision of further staff working on the scenarios.


We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits.


Your profile

You have an MSc degree in climate, environmental sciences or a related field, preferably a PhD and some previous experience in climate analysis or climate statistics. Motivation for climate research, strong team spirit, experience in project management and coordination, and excellent communication and writing skills both in German and English are required. The employment is limited to the end of the project at the end of 2025.


About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in
science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education,
cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge
into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our
university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an
environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe,
yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to
develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.


Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • a letter of interest
  • a CV
  • copies of relevant certificates
  • the names and contact information of two referees

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Reviewing of the applications will continue until the position is filled. The position start is planned for December 2022 - January 2023.

Further information about C2SM can be found on our website www.c2sm.ethz.ch . Questions regarding the position should be directed to Christina Schnadt Poberaj at C2SM [christina.schnadt@c2sm.ethz.ch ] or Sven Kotlarski at MeteoSwiss [sven.kotlarski@meteoswiss.ch ] (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.


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