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Research Engineer in Environmental Science

The Environmental Science group at Radboud University studies the effects of human activities on the environment, typically using process-based or data-driven …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Houtlaan, Nijmegen, Gelderland
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
40 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 4274 - € 4274 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

The Environmental Science group at Radboud University studies the effects of human activities on the environment, typically using process-based or data-driven models building on multiple large datasets. We are looking for a research engineer to increase the efficiency of our research activities by improving our data management and optimising our model codes. As a research engineer, you will be assisting the research staff (from PhD candidates to professors) in data management and analysis by optimising hardware (managing the cluster and cloud-based facilities) and advising on software (packages and coding), both on an individual basis and by giving group workshops. You will also play a role in our group’s teaching activities by assisting in various BSc/MSc courses that include programming or modelling components (e.g. the Introduction to R Programming course).

Functie-eisen

We are looking for a motivated candidate who meets the following requirements:

  • You hold a PhD degree in a relevant discipline (environmental science, ecology).
  • You are a proficient programmer, preferably in R and Python, with expertise in distributed (cloud-based) computation.
  • You have proven experience with retrieving, harmonising, organising and storing large datasets.
  • You have affinity for and preferably experience in teaching (BSc/MSc level). You have a good command of spoken and written English.
  • You like to work in a team.

Conditions

  • Employment: - 40 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 4.274 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale 10).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate's qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience. The salary depends on education and (relevant) work experience.
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: 1 year with possible extension to permanent contract.
  • You will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service: our Dual Career Officer will assist with family-related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.
  • Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Additional information

For more information about this vacancy, please contact:
Dr. Aafke Schipper, Assistant Professor
Email: A.Schipper@science.ru.nl

Prof. dr. Mark Huijbregts,
Email: M.Huijbregts@science.ru.nl

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