Communication Officer opportunity at Flanders Marine Institute

The Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) is looking for a communicative and organizationally strong jack-of-all-trades with broad – including marine scientific – interests. These skills and enthusiasm are required to make maritime knowledge visible and to support, coordinate and develop citizen science initiatives in practice. We offer this communication employee a fixed-term contract (two years) for immediate employment. Fluency in Dutch is a mandatory requirement. Applications close 14 Februry 2021. Please apply here.

Vacancies at LifeWatch ERIC

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified and motivated individuals in response to three employment opportunities that are available at the LifeWatch ERIC Service Centre in Lecce, Italy:

Communication Officer | download the vacancy or apply now

Training Officer | download the vacancy or apply now

Ontology Developer | download the vacancy or apply now.

The deadline for all applications is Monday 25 January, 2021.

Applications will only be accepted through the relevant submission form available here.  

Three new vacancies at ICT Core in Spain

LifeWatch ERIC is pleased to announce three new technology vacancies at the the ICT Core premises in Andalusia (Spain). Applications close on 12 December for:

  • Technical Assistant on AgroEcology for ICT Core distributed infrastructure 
  • ICT Core Project Manager, and
  • Technical Assistant for ICT Core distributed infrastructure.

For each position, a short covering letter and a EUROPASS format Curriculum Vitae should be submitted to the Chief Technology Officer-Director ICT Core.

CNR Senior Fellowship with PhD announced

The Italian National Research Council Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems (CNR-IRET) has issued a call for applications for a new Senior Fellowship with PhD position, based at the Research Unit (URT) CNR-IRET at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, under the supervision of professor Alberto Basset.  Applications close on 30 November 2020.  With an initial research grant for two years, the successful candidate will conduct research activities within the Internal Joint Initiative of LifeWatch ERIC, on the topic of: “Short- and long-term responses of aquatic ecosystems to alien species colonisation and invasiveness”. The research program covers:

  1. Data mining on species and ecosystem responses to alien species patterns of ecosystem colonisation and invasion,
  2. Data aggregation, curation, analysis and modelling using the LifeWatch ERIC virtual research environments, and
  3. Developing models required for the scenario development of species and ecosystems responses to recent and growing Non-Indigenous Species (NIS) invasion on model aquatic ecosystems. 

 Applicants must have a Master’s and PhD in an appropriate discipline – Biology, Physics, Chemical Sciences, Sciences and Technologies Forestry and Environmental, Sciences and Technologies for the Environment and the Territory, Mathematics, Statistical Sciences – and two years of professional experience, documented with scientific publications. Knowledge of ecological theories, open access digital archives, a good command of the English language and proficiency in Italian (for overseas applicants) are also required. Please refer to the official Selection Procedures in English document and its Italian original. Look for Bando IRET162020LE on the CNR site here. Applications will not be accepted after 30 November 2020.

HIRING | 3 open vacancies

LifeWatch ERIC is looking to hire a:

  1. Scientific developer for essential biodiversity variables workflows 

LOCATION: LifeWatch ERIC Virtual Laboratory and Innovation Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

POSITION: Full-time, 24 months, with possible extension

DEADLINE for applications: 31 August 2020

Information is available on the website, in the Work with us section.

  1. Developer for Cloud-based Virtual Research Environments

LOCATION: LifeWatch ERIC Virtual Laboratory and Innovation Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

POSITION: Full-time, 24 months, with possible extension

DEADLINE for applications: 31 August 2020

Information is available on the website, in the Work with us section.

  1. Scientific developer for ecological applications of LiDAR Remote Sensing

LOCATION: LifeWatch ERIC Virtual Laboratory and Innovation Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

POSITION: Full-time, 24 months, with possible extension

DEADLINE for applications: 31 August 2020

Information is available on the website, in the Work with us section.

HIRING | 2 open vacancies

LifeWatch ERIC is looking to hire a:

  1.  Project Manager for ENVRI-FAIR Project.

LOCATION: LifeWatch ERIC Service Centre premises in Lecce (Italy) and LifeWatch ERIC Statutory Seat in Seville (Spain)

POSITION: Full-time, 12 months with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis for a maximum of 36 months in total

DEADLINE for applications: 30 June 2020

Information is available on www.lifewatch.eu website, in the Work with us section.

  1. eTraining and Capacity Building Officer

LOCATION: LifeWatch ERIC Service Centre premises in Lecce (Italy) 

POSITION: Full-time, max 24 months 

DEADLINE for applications: 15 July 2020

Information is available on www.lifewatch.eu website, in the Work with us section.