17/06/2019

Data analyst in environmental sciences

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceDatabase management
    Computer scienceInformatics
    Mathematics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/07/2019 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time

The Institute of Hydrobiology (IHB, www.hbu.cas.cz) at the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, is seeking a highly motivated team member for the position of data analyst, to provide support in the development, management and processing of ecological datasets. Analytical work will be focused on various research fields, but mainly aimed to help researchers understand ecological processes and animal behaviour in freshwater environment. The position is highly suitable for a person who appreciate creative work and novel challenges.

The person will be responsible for:

  • Data handling - participation on the development and implementation of local data management plan (DMP), propagation and translation of FAIR data principles into practice, data curation
  • Statistical analyses - application of general and field specific statistical analyses
  • Data visualization
  • Reporting - participation on automatization of standard periodical reporting and result dissemination

Offer Requirements

Specific Requirements

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Graduate degree from a recognised university in computer science, statistics, IT,  mathematics or ecology with a strong quantitative component
  • Strong statistical background and knowledge of the R/Python programming language and environment
  • Proficiency in Structured Query Language (SQL) including PostGIS
  • Experience with spatial analyses and visualization
  • Experience with Big Data processing
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to keep learning new things
  • Enthusiastic about working in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of English

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences
České Budějovice

EURAXESS offer ID: 417932
Posting organisation offer ID: 86143

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