The GEM Foundation serves the moral and economic imperative to reduce the loss of lives and livelihoods from earthquake. GEM is a global non-profit providing organisations and individuals with open resources to assess earthquake risk anywhere in the world. By pooling data, knowledge and people, GEM acts as an international forum for collaboration and exchange, and leverages the knowledge of leading experts for the benefit of society.
GEM is an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We offer a safe and comfortable working environment with competitive salaries based on a non-profit scale and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
We offer a young, innovative and stimulating international working environment in Pavia, a university town in the North of Italy (at 30 km distance from Milan).
Science Development and Marketing Officer
We are looking for a Science Development and Marketing Officer with a strong science/technical background and experience in fundraising and marketing. Related expertise of interest includes business development, networking, sales and product management. The ideal candidate will be visionary, result oriented, have outstanding communication skills, and thrive in an international multi-disciplinary environment. Knowledge of natural hazards, risk management or disaster risk reduction are highly desirable.
Science_Development_and_Marketing_Officer.pdf (370.0 KB)
We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter/email explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, your resume/CV, list of references (minimum 2), and timeline of availability. The selection procedure will continue until we have found a suitable candidate.
Science Communications and Web Manager
GEM is looking for a Science Communications and Web Manager to work with and support GEM's international team on developing and maintaining GEM's communication tools and resources. We are looking for someone with experience in science communications and outreach who speaks English fluently.
GEM_Science_Communications_Web_Manager.pdf (366.2 KB)
We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply to email@example.com with a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, your list of references (minimum 2), and timeline of availability. Candidates will be asked to undergo a written test. The selection procedure will continue until we have found a suitable candidate.
Postdoctoral Researcher: Social Vulnerability and Integrated Risk
GEM is looking for a postdoctoral researcher with an interest in geospatial approaches to modelling socioeconomic impacts from earthquakes. The candidate will work with and support GEM's international team to develop data, methods, software, and training materials to assess earthquake risk from a socioeconomic systems perspective. The position is available immediately through 31 December 2018.
GEM_PostDoc_SVIR.pdf (180.5 KB)
We look forward to hearing from you. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter explaining why you would be a good fit for the position, CV, a list of references (minimum 2), and timeline of availability. The selection procedure will continue until we have found a suitable candidate.
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