18/04/2019
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

POST-DOC FOR THE FRUIT PRODUCTION PROGRAM

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    INSTITUT DE RECERCA I TECNOLOGIA AGROALIMENTARIES (IRTA)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/06/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Lleida
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    17/05/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    REF. 18-19
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

  • To execute and contribute in the on-going research activities of the project and performing experiments related to NIR spectroscopy technology in dry fruit and nuts and fruits.
  • To actively propose and write research project to submit in competitive calls.
  • To perform analysis with techniques such as NIR spectroscopy, NIR hyperspectral imaging, cromatography and instrumental quality of fruits.
  • To handle the collected data, from the data management to the statistical analysis.
  • To perform the statistical analysis and stablish validation models through multivariate analysis.
  • To be involved in knowledge transfer actives such as workshops and events for the advisory service.
  • To take part in writing scientific articles to be published in SCI® journals, progress report process and technical reports of the on-going research activities in English, Catalan and Spanish.

Benefits

This is a full-time position with the successful candidate being contracted for one year basis with the possibility of renewal.

 

Gross salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience, of approximately 30,000 € / year.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesAgricultural products
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    OTHER: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • PhD on Biology, Food Sciences, Biotechnology and Agronomy or similar areas. Candidates must hold the PhD certification before starting the job contract.
  • Experience and knowledge on analysis within the agri-indutries such as NIR spectroscopy and NIR hyperspectral imaging and chromatography.
  • Knowledge on instrumental analysis to measure the quality parameters in fruits and dry fruits and nuts.
  • Knowledge of multi-variant analysis, especially PLS.
  • Fluent communication and writing skills in English, Catalan and Spanish.
  • Driving licence and availability to travel.

Specific Requirements

  • Experience on applied research, innovation and knowledge transfer for plant production.
  • Experience as a Postdoctoral researcher in Universities or Research Centres.
  • Experience in quality analysis of agrifood laboratories.
  • Advance knowledge on statistical analysis and data management.
  • Experience on working under ISO or similar quality management systems.
  • Good communications skills, backed with experience on knowledge transfer activities (oral and written), such as publications and presentations.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
INSTITUT DE RECERCA I TECNOLOGIA AGROALIMENTARIES (IRTA)
Spain
Lleida
Lleida

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EURAXESS offer ID: 401010

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