04/12/2019

Research grant

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria CREA
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgronomics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    02/01/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy › Caserta
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

Research on changes in chemical-physical-biological fertility of soil cultivated with cardoon and safflower; composting of aboveground biomass of cardoon, compost analysis  and use of produced compost as growing media in vegetable and ornamental plants nursery.

Benefits

The total amount of the research grant is EUR 24.450,00 (gross), to be issued in instalments at the end of each month.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Agricultural sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Management of soil sampling and biomass samples from thistle and safflower field tests in order to estimate the organic C balance in the soil. Management of biomass composting processes. Ability to conduct laboratory analysis for the determination of parameters such as organic matter and total soil N, compost analysis, humic acid extraction and their evaluation as biostimulants. Definition and management of experimental designs of field and greenhouse tests, first processing of the data collected in excel. Knowledge of applied statistics in agriculture and biology for experimental data processing with SAS software. Ability to elaborate written texts both for the production of project reports and for the writing of scientific articles in Italian and / or English. Written and spoken English language. Any other language chosen by the candidate.

Specific Requirements

Those who participate in the selection can participate:

  1. being younger than 35 years of age;

  2. not having entered fixed-term contracts, employer-coordinated freelance work contracts, agency-coordinated contracts, professional consultancy and work contracts with CREA;

  3. not having been the beneficiary of CREA research grants/scholarships whose duration, if added to the duration of the current research grant, exceeds 35 months. This condition may result in exclusion, because the duration of the research grant cannot be shortened.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Research Centre for Cereal and Industrial Crops
Italy
Italy
Caserta
81100
Via Torrino 2

EURAXESS offer ID: 469437

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