We are a public center for research in terrestrial ecology, global change and the analysis of the territory that pursues excellence in knowledge generation and transfer, methodology development, innovation, training and dissemination. Our center has more than 200 scientific, technical and administrative staff from different countries, working together for the progress of an environmental research of excellence.

We work to ensure a fair and transparent recruitment, to promote equal opportunities and to improve the evaluation procedures.

We have received the HR Excellence in Research award from the European Commission, which shows the commitment of our center with the transparency of the recruitment procedures, based on merit and ability, and promoting attractive working conditions, in accordance with the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the recruitment of researchers.

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Offer ID: 21-001-38740
Offer period: 
11 Jan 2021 to 29 Jan 2021
Open

TWO (2) POSTDOCTORAL/TECHNICIANS FOR THE EUROPABON PROJECT

CREAF is seeking for two multi-disciplinary hearted postdoctoral/technicians with strong experience in biodiversity monitoring to work, together with other European institutions and the EU Commission, on building the European future biodiversity monitoring hub. The two new positions are for one to two years (with the possibility of an extension) in the context of the new European project EuropaBON ( https://europabon.org ) and likely to start in February 2021. The salary range offered is between 33.865,12 and 31.177,41 € gross per year, depending on the candidate’s conditions. EuropaBON project (Europa Biodiversity Observation Network: integrating data streams to support policy), with ref. 101003553 and financed by the European Commission, has as mission to overcome existing data gaps and workflow bottlenecks by designing an EU-wide framework for monitoring biodiversity and ecosystem services. The project aims to engage users at the regional, national and European level to identify the data needs of policies and targets, aligned with the new European Green Deal. Together with ICO (Catalan Ornithological Institute) and EBCC (European Bird Census Council), CREAF is leading on an assessment of existing monitoring capability in Europe, in which the project will evaluate existing biodiversity data, and describe the major workflows used to generate and use these data in policy and research environments. EuropaBon then will assess the current biodiversity observation capacity across Europe by identifying weaknesses, biases and good practices and successes.

Offer ID: 20-043-25717
Offer period: 
23 Dec 2020 to 3 Jan 2021
Evaluation period

TÉCNICO/A CUALIFICADO/A PARA LA GESTIÓN DE POBLACIONES DE ABEJAS SOLITARIAS PARA EL PROYECTO FUNKY

El CREAF precisa incorporar un técnico o una técnica de soporte para encargarse de la gestión y cría de poblaciones de abejas del género Osmia y para realizar ensayos de ecotoxicidad en campos de frutales, en el marco del proyecto FUNKY (Efectos comportamentales y poblacionales de aplicaciones autorizadas de fungicidas sobre polinización de frutales: estudios de laboratorio, semi-campo y campo), ref. RTI2018-098399-B-I00. El contrato será a jornada completa y se iniciara a principios de enero de 2021.

Offer ID: 20-042-29716
Offer period: 
14 Dec 2020 to 6 Jan 2021
Evaluation period

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER FOR THE BESTMAP and FRAMEWORK PROJECTS

CREAF is seeking for a researcher, to work with a sole full-time contract on the following projects (alternatively/simultaneously): - For the CREAF contribution to the BESTMAP project (“Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy”, ref. H2020-SC5-2018-817501-2) from the H2020 program, funded by the European Union. - For the CREAF contribution to the Framework project (“Farmer clusters for Realising Agrobiodiversity Management across Ecosystems”, ref. H2020-SFS-01-2019-862731-2) from the H2020 program, funded by the European Union. The contract is initially for 6 months, starting in February 2021, and could be extended until the end of the projects, depending on funding and tasks required.

Offer ID: 20-041-15715
Offer period: 
4 Dec 2020 to 14 Dec 2020
Evaluation period

INVESTIGADOR/A PREDOCTORAL PARA EL PROYECTO NEWFORLAND

El CREAF precisa incorporar un investigador o una investigadora predoctoral, en el marco del proyecto NEWFORLAND (New Iberian Forests: ecological role and potential vulnerability under climate change), ref. RTI2018-099397-B-C22, financiado por MCIU/AEI/FEDER, UE. El contrato ofrecido es predoctoral, en los términos establecidos por el EPIF (RD 103/2019), y está previsto que se inicie con fecha 1 de enero de 2021.

Offer ID: 20-040-94001
Offer period: 
4 Dec 2020 to 7 Jan 2021
Evaluation period

PROJECT FINANCIAL MANAGER FOR THE SEVERO OCHOA PROGRAM

CREAF is seeking for a technician, specialized in project management (both administrative and financial), in the context of the SEVERO OCHOA award (2018 SEVERO OCHOA Excellence Centers, ref. CEX2018-000828-S, from the Agencia Estatal de Investigación). The contract will be full-time (37.5 h per week), and is envisaged to start during the month of December 2020 or January 2021, and will last until the end of the project (14th of December 2023), with possibility of a fix contract. Salary will depend on qualifications and demonstrated experience.

Offer period: 
2 Dec 2020 to 4 Feb 2021
Open

10 PHD STUDENT OPEN POSITIONS UNDER THE INPhINIT PROGRAMME

35 PhD fellowships for early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in research centres accredited with the Spanish Seal of Excellence Severo Ochoa, María de Maeztu or Health Institute Carlos III and Portuguese units accredited as “excellent” or “exceptional” according to the evaluation of the Fundação de Ciência e Tecnologia. This frame is addressed exclusively to PhD research projects on STEM disciplines: life sciences and health, experimental sciences, physics, chemistry and mathematics.

Offer ID: 20-038-33739
Offer period: 
9 Nov 2020 to 22 Nov 2020
Evaluation period

TWO (2) RESEARCH TECHNICIANS FOR FORGENIUS PROJECT

CREAF is seeking to appoint two technicians to work on the FORGENIUS project (Improving access to FORest GENetic resources, information and services for end-Users); with ref. 862221, financed by the European Union into the H2020 program. The two contracts are full-time, and likely to start at the beginning of January 2021 or soon thereafter, and each one will last at least for 46 months (possibly 48 months). The salary offered is 20.964,12€ gross per year.

Offer ID: 20-037-39699
Offer period: 
6 Nov 2020 to 30 Nov 2020
Evaluation period

POSDOCTORAL RESEARCHER OFFER FOR ESA HR-LANDCOVER-CCI PROJECT

CREAF is seeking for a postdoctoral associate researcher, to work on the High Resolution Land Cover project with ref. AO/1-9041/17/I-NB, from the Climate Change Initiative program, and financed by the European Space Agency (ESA). This contract is envisaged to start in January 2021 and will last until the project will finish, at the end of September 2021 and the salary offered is 2418,94 € gross per month.

Offer ID: 20-036-94001
Offer period: 
30 Oct 2020 to 30 Nov 2020
Evaluation period

THREE (3) POSTDOCTORATE POSITIONS FOR SEVERO OCHOA PROGRAM

CREAF (the Centre thereafter) is seeking for three Postdoctorate Researchers to work full-time on the SEVERO OCHOA program (2018 SEVERO OCHOA Excellence Centers, ref. CEX2018-000828 -S, from the Agencia Estatal de Investigación). This contract is envisaged to start in January 2021, and it will end in December 2023. These positions will have a total contract duration of three years and the salary offered is 29.027,25 € gross per year. CREAF will negotiate the installation and formalize the hiring of the selected candidates within the period indicated in the call. The selected people will be the subject of a career development plan within the Severo Ochoa project to facilitate their eventual stabilization at CREAF or other centers of the Catalan research system.

Offer ID: 20-033-94001
Offer period: 
5 Oct 2020 to 26 Oct 2020
Evaluation period

COORDINATOR OF CREAF’S ECOSYSTEM MODELLING FACILITY

CREAF is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral researcher to coordinate the Ecosystem Modelling Facility (EMF), to work full-time in the context of a SEVERO OCHOA award (2018 SEVERO OCHOA Excellence Centers, ref. CEX2018-000828-S, from the Agencia Estatal de Investigación). The EMF aims at coordinating modelling work and data infrastructures at CREAF, providing support to CREAF’s research groups on model development and application, as well as developing and leading large-scale modelling projects on ecosystem dynamics in response to global change drivers. This contract is scheduled to start in early January 2021, and will have a duration of 3 years. The salary range offered is between 33.865,12 and 31.177,41 € gross per year, depending on the candidate’s conditions.

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