Are you the next LIFEstockProtect trainee?

Are you a motivated individual who is keen on supporting a LIFE project and gaining experience in the field of livestock protection? The Institute for Regional Development of Eurac Research is looking for a trainee to support activities connected to the LIFEstockProtect project, collect and manage data referring to the topic of livestock protection and assist in local project coordination. Read below about what specific tasks the trainee will be involved in, what the requirements of the position are and how to apply.

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Specific tasks and requirements


  • Support in the coordination and implementation of projects actions in South Tyrol
  • Data collection and evaluation, esp. on European and national funding possibilities for livestock protection, human dimension in wildlife conflicts and stakeholder analysis
  • Support for the organization of trainings and workshops
  • Meetings with farmers and shepherds
  • Writing of blog articles about project activities
  • Support in writing scientific articles regarding the project and the topic


  • BA or MA in environmental science, wildlife management, environmental economics or politics, agriculture
  • Very good knowledge of written and oral English
  • Very good knowledge of Italian and German
  • Very good knowledge of Office 365
  • Basic WordPress skills of advantage

What Eurac Research offers: A full-time traineeship position starting from July 2021 in a young, motivated, international team and the opportunity to work in one of the most important EU projects on livestock protection and human-nature coexistence.

How to apply

Are you interested in joining the LIFEstockProtect team? Submit your application (CV, cover letter and further relevant documents) by 28.05.2021 to the following address:

Eurac Research
Institute for Regional Development

Viale Druso 1 – 39100 Bolzano
Email: –
Tel: +39 0471 055 419 

For further information please contact Anna Silbernagl: Tel: +39 0471 055 419

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