30/11/2021

PhD Researcher for the Department – 4. Monitoring and Diagnosing

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    InnovPlantProtect
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceDatabase management
    Computer scienceDigital systems
    Computer scienceInformatics
    Computer scienceModelling tools
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/12/2021 18:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Elvas
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/02/2022
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    Reference InnovPP028/2021 |ALT20-59-2018-49

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Job advertisement – Reference InnovPP0028/2021

PhD Researcher for the Department – 4. Monitoring and Diagnosing of the Collaborative Laboratory “InnovPlantProtect – Association”

InPP is looking for a highly motivated Ph.D. holder in the area of remotely sensed data, willing to join a motivated young team, with very good team working abilities.

 

Main responsibilities

This researcher reports directly to the Director of the Department of Monitoring and Diagnosing of InnovPlantProtect and has the following responsibility:

  • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team to the development, implementation and delivery of geospatial solutions for the detection, control and monitoring of pests and diseases in Mediterranean crops;
  • Identify core and most suitable data for geospatial analysis, be involved in data collection (drone imagery acquisition could be a task), data pre-processing and processing. Ensure data quality throughout the process;
  • Prepare and publish quality digital maps with appropriate and compliant metadata;
  • Build and develop geospatial models which apply, whenever it is possible, machine learning techniques;
  • Building data pipelines (from data sources to destination) that might involve the integration different analytical platforms;
  • Contribute with project ideas to enhance and broaden the portfolio of geo-spatial data services of the team.

 

Specific requirements

  • University PhD qualification in Geography, Data Science, Computer Science, Computer/Information/Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Sciences;
  • Three years of proved experience;
  • Knowledge and skill in geospatial techniques, technologies and methodologies, in particular applied to remotely sensed data;
  • Demonstrable skills to work with gdal, python, and R;
  • Familiarity with Linux environment;
  • Self-learner, self-motivated, curious and team-worker;
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written.

 

Main Skills

  • Analytical approach
  • Problem solving
  • Communication and Building Effective Relationship
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

 

InnovPlantProtect is a private non-profit association

InnovPlantProtect aims to create innovation for the protection of crops, seeds and post-harvest products, in particular through:

  • Development of new technologies and knowledge, as well as the improvement of previously developed technologies, to protect crops, seeds and post-harvest products, as well as their intellectual protection and availability;
  • Development of applied scientific research to introduce the developed technologies in the market, and to develop processes and products;
  • Provide technical support to companies and entities, public or private, assisting them in the introduction of biotechnological strategies, methods and processes, and in the orientation and implementation of industrial research and development, directed towards the protection of crops, seeds and post-harvest products;
  • Collaboration with public or private institutions, national or foreign in their areas of activity.

 

 

Workplace

The work place will be the headquarters of InnovPlantProtect, at the INIAV Elvas pole, in the former National Plant Breeding Station (Elvas, Portugal).

 

Salary and contract

A full-time contract will be offered, starting February 1, 2022. The contract will last until December, 31, 2022, with a trial period of 30 days. The contract will be renewed past 2022 depending on further financial support. All the activities to be developed will be subject to confidentiality clauses.

The gross value of the remuneration will be 3.209,7€ (14 months – 44.935,80€/year) plus 4,77€ for meal allowance.

 

Financial Support

This contract is co-financed by the European Social Fund and Alentejo 2020, under the Operation: Highly qualified employment in companies - Hiring Highly Qualified Human Resources (PME or CoLAB). Project reference: ALT20-59-2018-49

 

To apply for this position, the following documents should be sent in a single PDF document:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Motivation letter
  • Statement of honour on how the data declared in the CV are true.
  • If the diploma has not been obtained in a Portuguese Higher Education Institution, the accreditation by the Portuguese state will have to be delivered - Degree and Diploma Recognition | DGES

 

Where to send the application

To the care of the Chief Executive Officer of InnovPlantProtect CoLAB, Professor Pedro Fevereiro (inpp@iplantprotect.pt).

 

Deadlines

This call is open from 30 November to 30 December, with a decision expected on 14th January 2022.

 

 

General rules of data protection (GDPR)

With the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 April 2016, commonly known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in order to ensure a fair and transparent treatment of the holder of the data, InnovPlantProtect informs that by applying for this position you are authorizing InnovPlantProtect to (1) collect and process your personal data deemed necessary and relevant to this recruitment process, (2) to disclose the results of the evaluation in accordance with the legislation in force.

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Benefits

A full-time contract will be offered, starting February 1, 2022. The contract will last until December, 31, 2022, with a trial period of 30 days. The contract will be renewed past 2022 depending on further financial support. All the activities to be developed will be subject to confidentiality clauses.

The gross value of the remuneration will be 3.209,7€ (14 months – 44.935,80€/year) plus 4,77€ for meal allowance.

Additional comments

To apply for this position, the following documents should be sent in a single PDF document:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Motivation letter
  • Statement of honour on how the data declared in the CV are true.

    If the diploma has not been obtained in a Portuguese Higher Education Institution, the accreditation by the Portuguese state will have to be delivered - Degree and Diploma Recognition | DGES

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceDatabase management
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: PhD or equivalent
    Agricultural sciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

 

Main Skills

  • Analytical approach
  • Problem solving
  • Communication and Building Effective Relationship
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement

Specific Requirements

  • University PhD qualification in Geography, Data Science, Computer Science, Computer/Information/Agricultural Engineering, Environmental Sciences;
  • Three years of proved experience;
  • Knowledge and skill in geospatial techniques, technologies and methodologies, in particular applied to remotely sensed data;
  • Demonstrable skills to work with gdal, python, and R;
  • Familiarity with Linux environment;
  • Self-learner, self-motivated, curious and team-worker;
  • Fluency in English, spoken and written.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
InnovPlantProtect
Portugal
Elvas
Elvas
7350-478
Estrada de Gil Vaz, Apartado 72

EURAXESS offer ID: 713860

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