Following its long time tradition of successful international post-graduate and doctoral training, FEEM supports Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship applications. For the current MSCA European Fellowships call, FEEM is interested in receiving proposals in the area of: 1. Macroeconomic and micro models for assessing the impact of water management investment under technological progress and climate change uncertainty in developing and African countries 2. Micro and/or macroeconomic models to assess the Water-Energy (and Food) nexus in an uncertain framework 3. Decarbonization, renewable resources: microeconomic models for evaluating investments in condition of uncertainty 4. Spatial econometric analysis of urban transformation, their socio-economic determinants and the consequences for the environment and the quality of life of urban citizens 5. Integrated energy and macroeconomic models for sustainable development of African countries 6. Measuring trade-offs and synergies between and among SDGs and targets of the Agenda 2030 7. Open/Big Data and Citizen Science methods for monitoring, understanding and modelling coupled human-water systems 8. Multi-disciplinary investigations on African floodplains (earth, environmental and hydrological sciences, etc.; social sciences and humanities etc) and their trans-sectorial value for addressing water and societal challenges 9. Financing the Global Energy Transition 10. Transport in sub-Saharan Africa: analysis and modelling of future pathways 11. Sustainable development strategies for contrasting emerging human infectious diseases 12. Water scarcity as a driver of food and energy insecurity in global change (climate; land use; demographic etc.) perspective 13. Decarbonisation scenario for the energy sector: how far we can push our ambitions to be coherent with current technological limitations? Deep insight from evidence based research and modelling (in collaboration with Eni Spa) 14. Challenges and opportunities for advanced biofuels for the European road transport (in collaboration with Eni Spa) FEEM, as Italian host institution, provides support to individual experienced researchers who meet the requirements of the Programme. Research proposals entail a period of 12-24 months at FEEM, with reference to the Call Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships (IF) - European Fellowships. FEEM offers a truly international and multi-disciplinary workplace. Thanks to a world-wide research network you will be involved in a continuous fruitful exchange of experiences.
Eligibility criteria 1. Candidates must be in possession of a doctoral degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience at the deadline for the submission of proposals to the European Commission 2. Eligible researchers can be of any nationality and must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Italy for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call deadline Application If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in exploring the opportunities offered by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions to work at FEEM, please submit your application on-line through the FEEM web platform any time before June 14th (internal deadline), sending: 1. a detailed curriculum vitae, including the list of publications; 2. an abstract of the research proposal (max 1 page). The selected candidates will be supported in the development of their project proposals that must be submitted to the European Commission by September 9th.