FG IV – Project Manager, Scientific Research - Development of Soil Organic Carbon Indicators

Deadline: 26/10/2021 23:59 Brussels time

This position focuses on the development of indicators of soil organic carbon combining the current LUCAS soil monitoring system data in the European Union with advanced modelling applications. The candidate  will  develop  soil  organic  carbon  indicators  to  support  the  Common  Agricultural  Policy (CAP), the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the relevance of soil carbon for climate change. The indicators will be available to policy makers, users and stakeholders over the indicator dashboard of the EU Soil Observatory. Specifically, the position will provide the regular reporting at EU scale of soil organic carbon as a key element of the indicator system of the EU Soil Observatory. The activity will be closely coordinated with the relevant Commission services (DG ENV, DG AGRI, DG CLIMA, ESTAT) and international organizations  and  initiatives  like  the  Global  Soil  Partnership,  the  UNFCCC,  UNCCD  and  the 4pour1000 initiative.

INDICATIVE CONTRACT’S DURATION:
36 months initial contract with possible renewals up to maximum 6 years

Info: https://recruitment.jrc.ec.europa.eu/showprj.php?type=A&id=2074

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