TECHNICIAN OR POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FOR THE CITIOBS PROJECT

Offer period: 
17 Nov 2022 to 4 Dec 2022
Offer ID: 22-060-29811Open

CREAF is seeking for a technician or postdoctoral for developing the CREAF contribution to the CITIOBS project (Enhancing Citizen Observatories for healthy, sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities), with ref. 101086421 – CitiObs - HORIZON-CL6-2022-GOVERNANCE-01, from the Horizon Europe program, and financed by the European Commission through the European Research Executive Agency.

A full-time contract is offered, with incorporation foreseen in January 2023 and for the duration of the project (3 years). The salary offered is between 23.700,25€ and 27.086€ gross per year, for a technician profile, or 30.471,75€ gross per year, for a postdoctoral profile.

TASKS:

- Develop Tools, Technologies, and Data Services for Citizen Observatories.
- Develop demonstrators of standard web technologies in support of the project needs and in continuation of the group legacy.
- Co-design of the CitiObs tools, Cookbook and Knowledge Platform and evaluation of demonstration activities.
- Contribute to the impact creation, Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation of CitiObs.
- Work on new OGC standards and documents.
- Maintain communication with the relevant project consortium and monitor the project evolution.
- Writing scientific literature or produce materials/data supporting the writing process.
- 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).

REQUIREMENTS:

- PhD in Environmental, Biological Sciences, Geography, Informatics, Physics or similar.
- Geospatial Information System skills.
- Previous experience in Citizen Science projects or campaigns.
- Good level of English, written and spoken.
- Availability for traveling abroad.

ASSESSABLE CONDITIONS:

- Some level of programming skills in at least one of the following languages: JavaScript, Python, C or similar.
- Training and experience in topics such as In-situ data gathering, data management, and application of geospatial standards.
- Experience in developing applications in cloud environments such us EOSC or Amazon Cloud.
- Fluency in exposing ideas and discussing in public.
- Experience in previous European Union projects.
- Building or contribution to web map browsing technologies.
- Deep knowledge in geospatial standards (sensors, 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.

SELECTION PROCESS AND CRITERIA:

1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter (maximum 500 words) and the questionnaire attached to the offer (filled), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.catuntil 4 December 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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