RESEARCH TECHNICIAN FOR LIFE REDBOSQUES_CLIMA, BIOREFFORMED AND POCTEFA PROJECTS

Offer period: 
20 Jul 2021 to 30 Jul 2021
Offer ID: 21-022-24738Evaluation period

CREAF is seeking a research technician, to work for LIFE REDBOSQUES_CLIMA project (“Nature-based solutions to improve adaptation of forests to climate change”) with ref. LIFE20 CCA/ES/001624, financed by European Commission; LIFE project BIOREFFORMED (“Implementing a Mediterranean biorefinery to boost forest management through the production of added value products”), with ref. LIFE19 ENV/ES/000544, financed by European Commission; and for POCTEFA CONECTFOR project (“Characterization and preservation of forest areas of High Ecological Value and their ecological connectivity”) with ref. EFA343/19, financed by European Commission.
The contract will be full-time (37,5 hours per week), and is envisaged to start in September. The contract is envisaged to last until the end of the projects, 31/08/2025, and the salary offered is 28.489,71 € gross per year.

TASKS
- Installation of temporal and permanent plots in forest habitats
- Sampling of vegetation structure using forest inventory methodologies.
- Support on biodiversity sampling tasks.
- Statistical data analysis
- GIS and LiDAR data analysis

REQUIREMENTS
- Degree or equivalent in Biology or Environmental Sciences.
- Experience in research work on forest ecology and forest inventories.
- Advanced knowledge of GIS and GEOdatabases (QGIS, ArcGIS, MiraMon, PostgreSQL).
- Advanced knowledge of LiDAR (FUSION, LAStools, lidR package)
- Full experience and availability for field work.
- Driver's license B.

ASSESSABLE CONDITIONS
- Expertise in botany, in the identification of flora and in the realization of floristic inventories.
- Knowledge of Catalan language.

SELECTION PROCESS AND CRITERIA
1. Admission of candidates: applicants must submit a CV, a cover letter (maximum 500 words) and the questionnaire attached to the offer (filled), by e-mail to laboral@creaf.uab.cat, until 30 July 2021 at 8:00 am, 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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