19/04/2021

RESEARCH TECHNICIAN FOR BESTMAP PROJECT (ref. 21-015-29716)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN ECOLÓGICA Y APLICACIONES FORESTALES
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
    Environmental scienceEcology
    Physics
    TechnologyEnvironmental technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/05/2021 19:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

CREAF is seeking for a technician, full-time contract, for developing the CREAF contribution to the BESTMAP project (“Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy”, ref. H2020-SC5-2018-817501-2) in the H2020 program, funded by the European Union.

The contract is initially for 6 months, starting in May 2021, and could be extended until the end of the project (31/08/2023), depending on funding and the development of the project. The salary offered is 22.576,75 € gross per year.

TASKS

- Develop a storymap and dashboard extension to a web map browser to add the needed functionalities and protocols to serve the project needs and in continuation of the group legacy.
- Develop other web technologies in support of the project needs and in continuation of the group legacy.
- Contribute to the identification of biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Indicators.
- Work following new and consolidated OGC standards and documents.
- Maintain communication with the relevant project consortium and monitor the project evolution.
- Produce materials/data in supporting of writing scientific literature.
- Elaborate the project deliverables assigned to CREAF.
- Contribute to the integration of EU funded projects results in the MiraMon software (desktop, mobile and web) as a mechanism to elevate the TRL of solutions.
- Contribute to the promotion Grumets research group and to the use of the MiraMon software (desktop, mobile and web).

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Selection process

SELECTION PROCESS AND CRITERIA

1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a CV, a cover letter (maximum 500 words) and the questionnaire attached to the offer (filled), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.cat, until 9 May 2021, indicating the reference code of the offer. Applications referred to another portal, other than CREAF job openings section and the instructions included in this, will not be accepted.

2. Pre-selection: determination of compliance with the minimum requirements of the offer.

3. Selection: assessment of the preselected candidates by scoring based on objective criteria.

4. Final decision: in case of finding the suitable person, the election will be formally communicated to him/her, and the identification of the chosen person will be published on CREAF job openings section.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Computer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Environmental science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
    Physics: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

- Bachelor degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology, Informatics, Physics or equivalent.
- GIS skills.
- Some level of programming skills in JavaScript or similar.
- Good level of English, written and spoken.
- Availability for traveling abroad (when pandemic permits).

Specific Requirements

ASSESSABLE CONDITIONS

- PhD in Environmental, Biological Sciences, Geography, Informatics, Physics or similar.
- Experience in development work or supporting research and development.
- Some level of programming skills in Python, C or similar.
- Training and experience in topics such as Ecology, Agriculture, Phenology, Remote Sensing, Data Management, Analytics, Citizen Science and application of geospatial standards.
- Experience in developing applications in cloud environments such as the Copernicus DIAS.
- Experience in previous European Union projects.
- Building or contribution to web map browsing technologies.
- Deep knowledge in geospatial standards (metadata, data quality web services, APIs).
- Careful attention to details.
- Working independently but in constant coordination with a team.
- Good level of Catalan, written and spoken.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN ECOLÓGICA Y APLICACIONES FORESTALES
Spain
Catalonia / Barcelona
Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)
08193
Campus UAB, edifici C

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