Senior Specialist in Nature Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation

The European Topic Centre on Spatial Analysis and Synthesis (ETC-UMA) is an international center that develops and applies scientific knowledge and cutting-edge technology to address environmental issues and enhance the status of ecosystems at all spatial scales targeting various stakeholders. The center’s mission is to support protecting, managing and restoring ecosystems, landscapes, and seascapes in the face of major global changes.

ETC-UMA is partner of the European Topic Centre on Data Integration and Digitalisation, a consortium collaborating with the European Environmental Agency (EEA). As such it is supporting the EEA in delivering information on the state and trends of the environment through data collection, harmonization, maintenance, environmental assessments, and technical reporting. Furthermore, ETC-UMA partners with a broad network of institutions to implement international projects to assess and monitor the effects of global change on ecosystems tailoring solutions to reduce their impacts.

To consolidate a growing working area, ETC-UMA is opening a vacancy to recruit a highly motivated and well qualified candidate to work as a Senior Specialist in Nature Based Solutions for Climate Adaptation. This position seeks to reinforce ETC-UMA´s working area in supporting the climate mitigation and adaptation research through better understanding the role of important ecosystems as Nature based Solution to climatic matters and to address ways for prioritizing their restoration. The vacant position is expected to strengthen the stock-taking of latest scientific and technological developments in understanding the role of healthy key ecosystems in supporting the climate and restoration agendas of the current decade.

The new colleague will be a motivated, professional team player who can demonstrate excellence in climatic and environmental assessments, and an ability to innovate and have the potential to take on increasing responsibilities.

The place of work is Malaga, Spain.

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