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BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change

Research Assistant position: One Health Observatory Lighthouse in the Bay of Plentzia (HOBE)

Research Field: Environmental science 
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Job Summary

The Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) offers a full-time Researcher Assistant Position within the project HOBE, project reference TED2021-132109B-C22 funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 and European Union “NextGenerationEU”/ PRTR, a 2 year research project coordinated by PiE Plentzia Marine Station. The position will be located at the BC3 research group Health and Climate, within the Adaptation Lab research line.

Climate change and environmental contamination have become the biggest threats to human life and to the ecosystem, and both have cross-implications for political-socio-economic outcomes. HOBE aims at improving the understanding of the interconnections between climate change, environmental pollution, and impacts on human/animal/plant health in a typical coastal area, the Bay of Plentzia (Basque Coast), characterised by several socio-economic activities and strong seasonality in tourism.

Job Description

BC3 is looking for a Research Assistant who can support the Principal Investigators and the Postdoctoral researcher in the scientific and communication tasks along its 2 years of project life.

The researcher will support the research activities related to literature review, stakeholders’ interviews and workshops, co-design of the One Health Observatory Lighthouse, working jointly with the Postdoctoral Researcher in HOBE to achieve the scientific objectives of the project.

Key responsibilities:

Contribute to the critical literature review of studies in the Basque Coast relating impacts of climate change, environmental contamination and socio-economic activities under a One Health perspective.
Mapping of local studies and research gaps.
Analysis of One Health, Eco-Health and Planetary Health approaches, common points and trade-offs.
Conduct interviews with stakeholders, analysis of results and reporting.
Contribute to the organization of the stakeholder workshops to co-design a pilot One Health Observatory Lighthouse.

Main requirements/skills:

The successful candidate should hold a Master’s degree in social, environmental or health sciences.
Excellent written and oral command of Spanish and working knowledge of English.
A strong motivation, interest in social, environmental and health issues, interdisciplinary collaboratio


Interdisciplinary and inspiring work environment.
35-hour week work calendar.
30 days of vacation per year.

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week   
Company/Institute Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) 
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization BC3 - Basque Centre for Climate Change 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
Postal Code E-48940 
Street Parque Científico de la UPV - Bº Sarriena, s/n - Edificio Sede, 1-planta 1ª 
Phone +34 944 014 690 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2022-11-17 
Application Deadline 2022-12-20 
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