Job Opening RIVM/ Office of Environmental Assessment

John Sterman
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Job Opening RIVM/ Office of Environmental Assessment

Postby John Sterman » Mon Sep 02, 2002 9:28 am

Here is an interesting job opportunity as project manager for global change modeling work. John Sterman Job description Job: Project leader Global Change and Sustainability Organisation: RIVM/ Office of Environmental Assessment, The Netherlands, Climate Change and Global Sustainability Group The challenge: For the climate change and global sustainability group at RIVM ( , we are urgently looking for a project leader for our Global Change and Sustainability project. This project includes the following activities: … global environmental assessments for UNEP, as part of the Global Environmental Outlook process, ( … related activities for organisations like OECD and the United Nations University, … inputs in RIVMs Sustainability Monitor (a new activity to track the Netherlands pursuit of sustainable development), … analyses to identify integrated approaches to sustainable development and climate change adaptation and mitigation, … other activities to support sustainable development policies at national, European and global level, such as food security, water availability and land use assessments … development of methods for integrated analysis, such as scenarios and vulnerability indicators and contributions to the further development of RIVMs integrated assessment models. The project makes extensive use of the IMAGE Integrated Assessment model that has been developed at RIVM ( What we offer: … An enthusiastic, challenging and internationally oriented research environment, focussing on providing relevant scientific assessment information for decision making processes on environment and sustainable development … An international client base … A team with outstanding quantitative integrated assessment modelling capabilities … A maximum gross salary level of around Euro 70000, depending on qualifications and experience, based on a 36 hrs/wk full time contract … Excellent benefits package, including contributions to child care Your qualifications: … A solid scientific background in the natural or social sciences; Ph.D. degree would be an advantage … A minimum of 5-10 years experience in the field of global change and sustainability or closely related fields … A proven track-record of policy oriented and policy relevant work; policy making experience is an advantage … Team leader capabilities, proven on the basis of project management experience … Abilities to integrate scientific information from different disciplines; experience in scientific assessment work … An excellent international network … An enthusiastic team player Reactions to: Bert Metz, Head International Environmental Assessment, RIVM at

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