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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Expert in data analysis & data integration at Inst. for Applied Remote Sensing/European Academy Bolzano (Italy)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:32:37 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Institute for Applied Remote Sensing at the European Academy Bolzano
- Italy (EURAC) is looking for an:
Expert in data analysis and data integration (remote sensing - in-situ -
models) for environmental monitoring

The candidate will support our mission to fuse earth observation (EO)
techniques with in-situ measurement networks, proximity sensing and
models in order to develop a framework for an integrated
environmental monitoring and assessment for mountain regions. His/her
activities will focus on:
- Development of robust methods for data integration and data
assimilation of remote sensing and in-situ data in the field of
hydrology (soil moisture, evapotranspiration, snow) and vegetation
parameters (Leaf Area Index, phenology) with the help of models.
- Perform respective data integration activities in two running projects
with a focus on hydrology and vegetation parameters.
- Support the team with methodological expertise in data analysis of
large data sets in the field of meteorology, hydrology and terrain
deformation (time series analysis and extreme-value statistics)

The candidate will take a senior position within our institute including
the responsibility for leading and acquiring projects.

- PhD + min. 2 years scientific working experience in the field of data
analysis and data integration of remote sensing data and in-situ data
- Education in hydrology, meteorology, climatology, physics, geophysics
or comparable subjects
- Demonstrated ability to use mathematical and statistical approaches
for data analysis and data integration and proficient expertise in
respective tools (MatLab, R, ...), including programming skills
- Ability in using climate and meteorological large datasets
- Experience in project management and fund raising
- Ability in team working, good communication with users and other
international partners
- Demonstrated ability to write peer reviewed publications
- Very good English ( + good German and / or Italian desirable)

We offer
- An interesting, highly responsible job in a young international and
interdisciplinary team
- State-of-the-art technical facilities (soft- and hardware,
communication tools)
- Access to EURAC's numerous scientific and cultural facilities and events
- An attractive working place in a vivid city in the heart of the Alps
with endless opportunities for skiing, hiking, climbing
The contract will start as soon as possible and will be issued for 3
years with the possibility to be transformed into a fixed position after
this period.
Candidates should submit their application completed with cover letter,
CV and a publication list until 31.1.2013 in digital form (PDF) to the
address below. Don't hesitate to contact us for any further questions.

European Academy of Bolzano - Institute for Applied Remote Sensing
Viale Druso 1
39100 Bolzano - Italy
email: <>

Please attach the following consent to your personal record, in
accordance to the data security decree 196/2003 about personal data
'I authorize EURAC to use my personal data in accordance to decree
We inform you that we will not be allowed to consider any application
without this compliancy declaration.

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