TECHNICIAN POSITION FOR THE PROJECT DigiMedFor

Offer period: 
9 Jun 2023 to 19 Jun 2023
Offer ID: 23-035-34837Resolved

CREAF is seeking for a technician to work in the DigiMedFor project (Digital tools and technology systems for the sustainable management of Mediterranean forest resources), with ref. 1011081928 – DIGIMEDFOR – HORIZON-CL6-2022-CIRCBIO- 02-two-stage and funded by the European Commission. DigiMedFor's goal is to employ advanced and innovative digital solutions to improve the monitoring and management of forest resources along the supply chain from their origin up to the wood industry, optimizing both the sustainability of wood production and traceability and delivery of ecosystem services.

A full-time contract is offered (37.5h per week), with a planned incorporation in July 2023 with an initial duration of 36 months, with possibility of extending it if required. The salary offered is €34,040.48 annually.

TASKS:

- Assistance in the coordination of the activities of the CREAF team in the DigiMedFor project.
- Carrying out the review of technical and scientific literature and metanalysis.
- Carrying out the process of stakeholder’s engagement.
- Carrying out the running and optimizing models related with the project objectives.

REQUIREMENTS:

- Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Biology, Agronomy or Forestry.
- Master’s in Environmental Economics, Sustainable Development or similar.
- Experience in ecosystem goods and/or services management, valorization, or administration.
- Skills and knowledge of software for carrying out scientific literature reviews and metanalyses.
- Advanced knowledge of written and spoken English.

ASSESSABLE CONDITIONS:

- Experience in entrepreneurship and/or knowledge and technology transference.
- Contrasted capacity to team up with other technicians and researchers.
- Collaboration in the writing of technical reports or scientific publications.
- Programing in R (at least intermediate level).

SELECTION PROCES AND CRITERIA:

1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter (maximum 500 words), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.cat, until June 19th, 2023, 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 opening section.

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