Post-doc, Department of Ecology, Biogeochemistry and Nature Protection, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Wrocław

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    University of Wroclaw, Faculty of Biological Sciences
    Biological sciencesBiology
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    03/09/2020 14:00 - Europe/Athens
    Poland › Wrocław


Post-doc position under the National Science Centre grant "Spatial diversity of vascular plant species richness in Poland – patterns, drivers, and expected changes"

In: Department of Ecology, Biogeochemistry and Nature Protection, University of Wrocław

Requirements: a person employed in this position should:
- have a Ph.D. in biology or ecology for no more than 7 years. It is allowed to present a candidate's declaration of obtaining this degree after the deadline for submitting applications, but before starting work.

The formal criteria: (https://ncn.gov.pl/sites/default/files/pliki/2019_09_16_koszty_w_projekt...)

- have experience, documented in the form of peer-reviewed scientific articles, in fields of mathematical modeling in the R environment and analysis with GIS applications (e.g. QGis) using raster and vector maps.

- publications in peer-reviewed academic journals,
- the ability to communicate freely in spoken and written English
- presentations at scientific conferences
- knowledge of the Polish language is considered an asset, but it is not necessary

Job description: an investigator in a project focusing on the development of mathematical models using machine learning, which will explain based on climate, soil data, topography, and socio-economical data the spatial pattern of vascular plant richness in Poland. The candidate is expected to prepare input data for the modeling using GIS applications, to performing the modeling in R environment and writing scientific publications as well as reports.

Deadline for the submission of offers: 03.09.2020
Offer submission form: e-mail to tomasz.szymura@uwr.edu.pl, in the subject please write ‘post-doc Opus’

The conditions of employment:
- employment in the project implementation
- full-time employment contract for 12 months with the possibility of extension for a further 24 months. After the first 12 months, an evaluation of the performance of the tasks will take place, which will decide on the extension of the contract.
- expected start of employment: October 2020
- salary: 10,000 PLN gross / gross per month. The net salary depends on the tax burden and social security contributions in Poland (i.e. depends, among others, on the candidate's country of origin)

Additional information:
the application should contain the following documents:

1. a cover letter;
2. professional CV;
3. description of scientific experience;
4. list of publications with a description of the candidate's contribution;
5. a copy of the diploma confirming obtaining a doctoral degree or a statement on obtaining it before the date of employment;
6. reference contacts;

For any further information contact directly with Tomasz Szymura (tomasz.szymura@uwr.edu.pl)

The Controller of Personal Data processed within the recruitment process is the University of Wrocław. The Controller of Personal Data may be contacted by e-mail: IOD@uwr.edu.pl. Personal data will be processed exclusively for the current recruitment procedure by the University of Wrocław.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 548494


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