Offer period: 
15 Nov 2022 to 24 Nov 2022
Offer ID: 22-058-29000Resolved

CREAF is seeking for a postdoctoral researcher for developing the CREAF contribution to European Union projects related to geospatial information systems, geospatial data management, data processing and data and metadata encoding, digital twins, data spaces, cloud computing and the application and evolution of international standards on in-situ or remote sensing. Main domains of application are (but are not limited to) biodiversity, ecosystems, water and agriculture.

A full-time contract is offered, with incorporation foreseen in January 2023 and will be a contract linked to the budget of the projects described above (“actividades cientifico-técnicas”, according to the Law 14/2011). The salary offered is 30.471,75€ gross per year.


- Take responsibility of the management and development of projects.
- General support to the activities with CREAF participation in European Research projects mainly related to:
    - European Open Science Cloud development and support to the Association activities.
    - Application of the FAIR principles and GEO Data Sharing and Management Principles.
    - Geospatial data requirements for in-situ and remote sensing data.
    - Citizen Science data integration.
    - Application of Geospatial standards.
    - Development of geospatial web clients and services.
    - Application of remote sensing based solutions.
    - Big geospatial data visualization and analytics.
- Main author of written deliverables that the consortium has to submit in the context of the projects.
- Deliver of the work required to fulfill the tasks assigned to CREAF in the project plan.
- Maintain communication with the relevant project consortium and monitor the project evolution.
- Task of Coordination of the projects.
- Writing scientific literature or produce materials/data supporting the writing process.
- Contribute to the promotion of the Grumets research group and to the use of the MiraMon software (desktop and web).
- Do research in fields such as Ecology, Modeling, Agriculture, Phenology, Remote Sensing, Data Management, Cloud Computing, Analysis and Presentation directed to solve the challenges of the projects and in contribution to the dissemination to the results of the projects.
- Attend project meetings, stakeholder & co-design meetings, Advisory Board meetings and thematic conferences.
- Apply geospatial standards and contribute to their development.


- PhD in Environmental, Biological Sciences, Geography, Informatics, Physics or similar.
- GIS skills.
- Experience in previous European Union projects.
- Previous experience with the European Open Science Cloud.
- Knowledge and skills in group work.
- Good level of English written and spoken.
- Availability for traveling abroad.


- Experience in post doctorate research and development work or supporting research and development.
- Training and experience in topics such as Remote Sensing, Data Management, Citizen Science and application of geospatial standards.
- Experience in participatory processes and work with multi-stakeholder platforms.
- Experience in script programming.
- Fluency in exposing ideas and discussing in public.
- Knowledge on geospatial standards and the consensus process used for their development.
- Careful attention to details.
- Working independently but in constant coordination with a team.
- Good level of Catalan, written and spoken.


1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a résumé, a cover letter (maximum 500 words) and the questionnaire attached to the offer (filled), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.catuntil 24rd November 2022, 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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