25/11/2021

Postdoctoral position in Geography

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Université de Namur
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgronomics
    Agricultural sciencesSoil science
    Biological sciencesBiodiversity
    Computer scienceModelling tools
    Environmental scienceEcology
    Environmental scienceGlobal change
    GeographyRegional geography
    SociologySocio-economic research
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/12/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Belgium › Namur
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    38
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2022

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Department of Geography of the University of Namur is hiring a Postdoctoral researcher to work in the framework of the MAPPY project funded by AXIS/JPI-Climate (http://www.jpiclimate.eu/AXIS/Activities/MAPPY). This project aims to study the interactions between pollinators, plant diversity and crop yields, under climate and land use change. The work of the hired researcher will consist in developing an agent-based model (ABM) to derive high-resolution land use and land cover change scenarios for the future at the scale of the studied regions located in five European countries.

The candidate will join an interdisciplinary team of researchers at UNamur and will also evolve within an international research consortium.

The University (https://www.unamur.be/en) is located in the city center of Namur (https://www.namur.be), one hour from Brussels.

More Information

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, candidates must be in international mobility (having spent max 24 months in Belgium in the three last years before the start of the contract) and must not have obtained their doctoral thesis for more than 8 years if this is their first post-doctoral fellowship.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Agricultural sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Environmental science: PhD or equivalent
    Geography: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD in geography, ecology, bioinformatics, bioengineering, or equivalent topics. They should have strong computer skills and be familiar with object-oriented programming, data modelling & integration, and agent-based modelling in particular. Knowledge of JAVA is a real plus. They are expected to be sensitive to environmental issues and sustainable development. Candidates should also have good abilities to work in a team, whilst capable of strong autonomy and creativity

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Université de Namur
Belgium
Namur
5000
Rue de Bruxelles, 61

EURAXESS offer ID: 712272

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