Contract type: Fixed term contract
Duration: 18 months
Your work environment
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.
You will be part of the LIST Environmental Research and Innovation department
As part of a Research and Technology Organization (RTO), the work of the Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) Department tackles some of the major environmental challenges our society is facing today, such as climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, and the efficient use of renewable resources. The successful candidate will join ERIN’s Environmental Research and Technology Platform (ERTP). She/He will be part of ERTP’s Observatory for Climate and Environment (OCE).
The OCE operates different types of dense and national networks of hydroclimatology and biodiversity measurements. On behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development (MECDD), we operate and maintain a biodiversity-monitoring programme in Luxembourg, with an emphasis on species of European community interest (Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC). The OCE is developing methods and approaches for nature monitoring, adaptive management and applied conservation biology.
This position intends to strengthen ERIN’s research and monitoring capacity in ecology, biodiversity and environmental management mainly in Luxembourg. It will focus on multi-species observation at the field level, encoding of the field observation data and species as well as species distribution modelling (SDM). The selected applicant will in particular contribute to the development of research activities in the European H2020 FRAMEWork project and Biodiversity monitoring projects in the framework of the European Habitats Directive funded by the Luxembourg government.
More specifically, the successful candidate will be asked to:
The applicant will also be asked to:
The successful applicant will be integrated in a team of professionals who will share their expertise and know-how with her/him.
Required technical skills:
Beneficial Skills and Experiences:
Director of Environmental Research and Innovation department