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Research fellow in Geosciences

Research fellow in Geosciences

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Consiglio Nazionale delle ricerche - Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica

The Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection (Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica – IRPI) is an institute of the Department of Earth System Sciences and Technology for the Environment (DTA), of the Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR). The mission of the institute is to design and execute scientific research and technological development in the fields of natural hazards, environmental protection, and the sustainable use of geo-resources. IRPI carries out its mission by operating at different geographical and temporal scales, and in different climatic, physiographic and geological zones.


Perugia, Italy


Relevant divisions
Geomorphology (GM)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Natural Hazards (NH)

Full time

Entry level

20000 € / Year, The mentioned figure is a gross amount; postdocs in Italy pay a minimal amount of taxes (final month pay around €1600) and get medical insurance with a very small yearly contribution. Travel and accomodation are not provided by the hiring institution.

Preferred education

Application deadline
30 April 2024

8 April 2024

Job description

✨ we have published a 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹, for two research positions within the project: “URGERE: URban GEodiversity for a Resilient Environment” for one year, at 𝗷𝘂𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗿 salary level. The job is full-time, on-site at CNR IRPI, Perugia, Italy.

𝗗𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 for the call is April 30, 2024.

Full call here:

Project description is here (website under costruction):

Study of the relatioship between urbanizatio, natural hazards, geodiversity and geomorphodiversity with multi-scale methods and high-resolution digital elevation models. Work with spatial data in GIS enviroment, scientific production.


  • Master Degree (required) in: Geology, or Environmental Engineering, or Civil Engineering, or Safety Engineering, or Physics, or Geography, or Computer Science, or Mathematics, or Forestry and Environmental Science, or Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnologies, or Technology, or Environmental Science.
  • Previous experience (preference) in: geomorphology, geomorphometry, study of landforms, spatial analysis and numerical modeling. The selection scores will be based on the candidate’s knowledge of GRASS GIS working environment, working experience with Linux operating systems, experience in using spatial representations with point clouds, knowledge of R and Python programming languages.

How to apply

Full call description is here:

Direct link to call document:

Non-italian speakers pleas scroll to the end of the document to find the English description, instructions and annexes to be filled in.