Reference code: 50028260_6 – code no. 2020/CS 8
The place of employment is Hamburg (Germany). 

The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), a scientific organizational entity of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, invites applications for a Scientific Coordinator (m/f/d) – limited for 2 years – for WCRP Regional Activities (CORA). 

You will work to promote and help coordinate regional activities across the range of WCRP science. The office is shared between GERICS and the Bjerknes Centre in Bergen, Norway.

Your tasks:
– contribute to synergy and integration between the various regional activities and WCRP’s Core Projects
– highlight opportunities, resources and partnerships that can help promote regional climate research within the WCRP
– contribute to dissemination of WCRP´s activities through brochures and online media
– schedule and organize science-specific meetings and courses conducted by WCRP
– report on plans and progress at annual meetings
– contribute to synergy and integration between WCRP and GERICS Your profile:
– a relevant scientific background and ideally a PhD, preferably in Earth System Science, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Meteorology or related field 
– extensive experience of working in an international context
– experience in management of projects and in the coordination of scientific work
– experience of organizing meetings and conferences
– fluent in spoken and written English
– good interpersonal skills
– some travel may be expected Informal enquiries can be directed to Prof. Dr. Daniela Jacob ( or to Dr. Paul Bowyer (

We offer:
– multinational work environment with over 1000 colleagues from more than 50 nations
– extensive options of vocational training (i. a. expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
– flexible working hours and various models to ensure the compatibility of family and career
– excellent infrastructure, including a scientific in-house library as well as modern work spaces
– an appropriate salary related to the German public tariff (TV-AVH) plus the usual social benefits for the public employment sector

The promotion of equal rights is a matter of course for us. Severely disabled persons and those equaling severely disabled persons who are equally suitable for the position will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application documents (including CV, a statement of interest and copies of master/diploma/university certificates) indicating job offer code no. 2020/CS 8.Closing date for applications is September 2nd, 2020.