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Das Disaster Competence Network Austria erweitert sein Team und sucht eine/n Mitarbeiter/in im Bereich Marketing und Kommunikation (Vollzeit/Teilzeit, ab 1.1.2023).

Der Grundgedanke hinter dem Disaster Competence Network Austria ist die wissenschaftliche Expertise auf dem Gebiet der Sicherheits- und Katastrophenforschung zu bündeln. Das DCNA als Vernetzungsplattform fungiert dabei als Ansprechpartner für wissenschaftliche Institutionen, Einsatzorganisationen, Unternehmen und Behörden gleichermaßen.

Aufgaben:

  • Mitwirkung bei der internen und externen Kommunikation des DCNA
  • Mitgestaltung einer durchgängigen Marketing- und Kommunikationsstrategie
  • Operative Umsetzung von Marketing- und Kommunikationsprojekten
  • Durchführung von Marketingaktivitäten im Bereich Digital & Print
  • Konzeption und Organisation von internen und externen Veranstaltungen
  • Redaktionelle Betreuung der Homepage, des Newsletters und diverser Social-Media-Kanäle
  • Führung von externen Dienstleistern (Agenturen, Produzenten etc.)

Anforderungen an die Persönlichkeit:

  • Interdisziplinäres Kommunikations- und Kooperationsvermögen
  • Konflikt- und Problemlösungsvermögen
  • Innovationsfreude und ausgeprägtes Interesse am Themenbereich
  • Teamfähigkeit, wertschätzende Umgangsformen
  • Schnelle Auffassungsgabe
  • Arbeitsfähigkeit auch unter Stressbelastung
  • Selbstständiges Arbeiten
  • Ausgeprägte Internet-Affinität & Kenntnis der Social Media-, Foren- und Bloggerlandschaft vorzugsweise im Katastrophenbereich
  • Erfahrung in der Wissenschaftskommunikation
  • Methodenkompetenz und Projektmanagementerfahrung
  • Begeisterungsfähigkeit, Kontaktfreude, strategisches und organisatorisches Geschick, Einfühlungsvermögen für die Community und Meisterschaft im Dialog (online wie offline)

Erwartungen:

  • Studium im Bereich Kommunikation, Medien & Informationswissenschaft, mit Schwerpunkt Online-Marketingkommunikation oder vergleichbare Ausbildung
  • Berufserfahrung im Bereich Social Media bzw. (Online) Kommunikation o.ä.
  • Erfolge in der Strategieentwicklung und Konzeptumsetzung
  • Erfahrung in der interdisziplinären Zusammenarbeit mit natur- und technischen Wissenschaften
  • Mehrjährige Berufserfahrung
  • Stilsichere Kommunikationsfähigkeit in Deutsch und Englisch in Wort und Schrift
  • Beherrschung von MS Office
  • Idealerweise Erfahrung im Einsatzbereich (Feuerwehr- und Rettungswesen, Militär, humanitäre Hilfseinsätze)

Es wird eine abwechslungsreiche und fachlich herausfordernde Tätigkeit in einer etablierten Non-Profit-Organisation mit Standort Graz, Wien oder Innsbruck geboten.

Bewerbungsfrist: 01.12.2022

Mehr Informationen finden Sie hier.

German Red Cross is currently looking for a DRR & Anticipatory Action Advisor (m/f/d) for Africa Region. GRC is supporting National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in several African countries in implementing community based DRR and Anticipatory Action (AA) / Forecast-based financing (FbF) projects. The advisor will support the technical and operational implementation of DRR and AA projects in Somalia, Madagascar, Sudan, Mozambique, South Sudan and Ethiopia in close collaboration with the respective National Red Cross Red Crescent Societies, project teams and GRC HQ. The advisor will furthermore contribute to regional knowledge exchange and coordination with regards to DRR &AA. The position is designed as a GRC delegate based within the German Red Cross office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Duration:                  12 months (with possibility of extension), starting 01.01.2023
Location:                   Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

Main duties & responsibilities:

 

  • Provide hands-on technical and operational support and guidance to National Societies and GRC project teams in Somalia, Madagascar, Sudan, Mozambique, South Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia in setting up and implementing DRR & AA projects or project components in coordination with the advisors at GRC HQ, GRC Africa Unit and the respective GRC country offices
  • Frequent extended travels to countries in the Africa region, to carry out assignments such as developing new DRR/Anticipation projects, implementing feasibility studies, support drafting Early Action Protocols and reviewing existing DRR/Anticipation initiatives
  • Plan and facilitate trainings, workshops and capacity building initiatives, carry out evaluations and reviews after activations and/or support technical programme quality measures
  • Provide guidance on integrating and linking DRR, readiness/preparedness and anticipatory action in GRC country programming
  • Secure learning and knowledge management and support regional dissemination of best practices, including contributing to policy documents and developing case studies from country to regional to global level.
  • Contribute to and engage in regional peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and regional thematic coordination with regards to DRR/AA with regional RC/RC partners including IFRC and ICRC counterparts and national Red Cross Red Crescent societies
  • Participate in and contribute to global DRR /AA fora and exchanges, showcasing experience and learning from Africa region countries
  • Promote and adapt thematic tools and methodologies where appropriate and contribute to institutional learning and GRC’s Africa regional and thematic strategies on DRR &AA
  • Promote and adapt models of community based, inclusive and empowering project design and implementation

Required Competencies & Skills:

 

  • University degree in Disaster Management/DRR, International Development or similar field
  • At least 3 years working experience related to DRM /DRR, institutional preparedness capacity strengthening initiatives and/or AA /FbF
  • Experience in community-based resilience building, disaster preparedness and/or disaster response
  • Knowledge and experience with FbF/AA or Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) is a strong asset; Experience in working with local/national partners (preferably within the RCRC movement)
  • Experience with working and networking with multiple stakeholders, including aid agencies, government authorities, NGOs, and the private sector
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member effectively in multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to regularly travel within the region
  • Ability and agreement to adhere to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles
  • Oral and written fluency in English, (French and German language are of advantage)
  • Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions'
  • Valid Driving Licence

Required Competencies & Skills:

 

  • University degree in Disaster Management/DRR, International Development or similar field
  • At least 3 years working experience related to DRM /DRR, institutional preparedness capacity strengthening initiatives and/or AA /FbF
  • Experience in community-based resilience building, disaster preparedness and/or disaster response
  • Knowledge and experience with FbF/AA or Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) is a strong asset; Experience in working with local/national partners (preferably within the RCRC movement)
  • Experience with working and networking with multiple stakeholders, including aid agencies, government authorities, NGOs, and the private sector
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member effectively in multi-cultural environment
  • Willingness to regularly travel within the region
  • Ability and agreement to adhere to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles
  • Oral and written fluency in English, (French and German language are of advantage)
  • Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions'
  • Valid Driving Licence

 

What we will be offered:

You will be part of a highly motivated professional and multicultural team. We offer you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC, an expatriation allowance during your mission as well as the personal allowance to cover your accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package GRC is covering a home flight within a 12-months period of assignment. You will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings and coaching prior as well as during and after your mission. Medical check-ups and Psychosocial Support Service are included in your assignment.

Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system until 05.12.2022.

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Their goal is to conduct education and research. The university has over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The postdoc will contribute to the Department’s strategic research area of Natural Hazards, and specifically to the development of new data-driven approaches for a better quantification of natural hazard-related impacts. A broad range of natural hazards will be investigated, including extreme climate and hydro-logical events, volcanic and seismic disasters and cascading events. A specific interest is the automated collection and analysis of data on impacts of natural hazards from text-based sources, although other relevant approaches may also be considered.

The Centre of Natural Hazards and Disaster Science (CNDS), with which the researcher will be affiliated, is a research center that brings together social, engineering and earth scientists from different departments at Uppsala University, Swedish Defense University, and Karlstad Universit.

Duties
The postdoc will contribute to the Department’s strategic research area of Natural Hazards, and specifically to the development of new data-driven approaches for a better quantification of natural hazard-related impacts. A broad range of natural hazards will be investigated, including extreme climate and hydro-logical events, volcanic and seismic disasters and cascading events. A specific interest is the automated collection and analysis of data on impacts of natural hazards from text-based sources, although other relevant approaches may also be considered.

Requirements
PhD degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Meteorology, Geophysics, Geology, Hydrology or related disciplines or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree. The degree needs to be obtained by the time of the decision of employment. Those who have obtained a PhD degree three years prior to the application deadline are primarily considered for the employment. The starting point of the three-year frame period is the application deadline. Due to special circumstances, the degree may have been obtained earlier. The three-year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc. The applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.)

Additional qualifications
Prior experience in natural language processing, automated extraction of information from textual sources or implementation of machine learning algorithms will be evaluated positively, as well as ability to interact effectively in a multi-disciplinary research environment.

The application should contain:

  • A Curriculum Vitae.
  • A short research statement (maximum 1 page) describing how the candidate’s past experience is relevant to the topic of the project and what approaches the candidate proposes towards the automated collection of data on impacts of natural hazard events from textual sources.
  • A list of publications in peer-reviewed international journals. Please only include accepted/published papers and not papers to be submitted or in review.
  • Two references (names and full contact details, including telephone number). Please do not include support letters.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position of 2 years according to central collective agreement.  Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date 15-03-2023 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala.

For further information about the position, please contact: 

Gabriele Messori (gabriele.messori@geo.uu.se), Abigail Barker (abigail.barker@geo.uu.se) or Björn Lund (bjorn.lund@geo.uu.se)

Please submit your application by 16 December 2022, UFV-PA 2022/3997.

 

More information can be found here.

 

 

Die Katastrophenforschungsstelle (KFS) an der Freien Universität Berlin ist eine vornehmlich sozial- und geisteswissenschaftlich interdisziplinär arbeitende Einrichtung. Ihre Arbeitsbereiche umfassen die sozialen, politischen und ökonomischen Konstruktions-, Entstehungs-, Verlaufs- und Bewältigungsbedingungen von Krisen und Katastrophen. Sie betreibt dazu sowohl Grundlagenforschung als auch anwendungsorientierte Forschung und Beratung. Zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt ist am Institut eine 50% Praedoc-Qualifikationsstelle zu besetzen.

Zu den Aufgaben zählt u.a.:

  • Eigene Lehrveranstaltung im Umfang von 2 LVS im Bereich Humangeographie, Schwerpunkt humangeographische Krisen-, Katastrophen- und Klimaforschung
  • Unterstützung weiterer Lehrtätigkeiten am Arbeitsbereich, vor allem durch die Übernahme koordinierender und vorbereitender Aufgaben
  • Übernahme von Forschungs- und Publikationsaufgaben am Arbeitsbereich

Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 19. Dezember 2022. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

An der Universität Wien (mit 20 Fakultäten und Zentren, 184 Studienrichtungen, ca. 10.400 Mitarbeiter*innen und fast 90.000 Studierenden) ist ehestmöglich die Position eines/einer wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter:in am Institut für Geographie und Regionalforschung zu besetzen. Die praedoc Position ist der Arbeitsgruppe Physische Geographie zugeordnet, die sich auszeichnet durch ausgewiesene Forschungen in den geomorphologischen Bereichen gravitative Massenbewegungen, „Human Impact“ auf Geosysteme und räumliche Modellierung geomorphologischer Prozesse sowie in den angewandten Forschungen in den Bereichen Globaler Umweltwandel, Naturgefahren und –risiken, Vulnerabilität, Multigefahren und –risiken und Frühwarnsysteme.

Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 15.12.2022.

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