Contract type: Fixed term contract
Duration: 24 months
The successful candidate will join the “Environmental Research and Innovation” (ERIN) department. With a team of more than 170 scientists and engineers from life science, environmental science, and environmental informatics, the department has the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to tackle major environmental challenges our society is facing today: climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, efficient use of renewable resources, environmental pollution prevention and control.
The ERIN department of LIST has an opening for a researcher position in the field of geocomputation in the framework of national and international research projects related to geosimulation, geoanalytics and space-time uncertainty propagation.
The researcher will be integrated in the Environmental Informatics unit, which focuses on artificial intelligence, mixed reality systems, visualisation, geocomputation and their application to environmental issues.
The research projects the candidate will contribute to, focus on the implementation of geospatial simulation and geoanalytics integrating such tools as interoperable web processing services to enable city wide energy savings potentials and develop geospatial specifications for energy management systems, predict crop disease risk, and implement an uncertainty propagation and downscaling tools for flood prediction and risk assessment.
Concretely, the researcher intervenes in the framework of one or several projects of the RDI research group she/he belongs to.
The researcher’s main mission is to conduct research, development and innovation and to participate to the definition and contribution with minor guidance to one or several RDI projects.
Dissemination, valorisation and transfer of RDI results:
Candidates interested in the above position can apply online. The application file should include: