Senior Researcher (# of pos: 2)

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Oct 2021


Senior Researcher (Forest and Risk Management)

Application 09/2021

ForestWISE CoLAB studies forest and fire issues, researching and developing innovation, knowledge and technology transfer activities. Our aim is to increase sustainable forest management in Portugal and the competitiveness of the Portuguese forest sector and at same time, reduce the negative consequences of big rural fires.

ForestWISE currently leads or participates in large scale and impact national and international forest and fire projects, integrating research, innovation and knowledge transfer in a collaborative process with universities, industry, companies, public sector and the society. Our young and dynamic team seeks the best human resources in each of its areas of expertise. Join us!

ForestWISE, funded by the Operational Program Norte 2020, in the thematic area of ​​Competitiveness and Employment, through the European Social Fund, has an opening to hire Highly Qualified Human Resources (code NORTE-06-3559-FSE- 000045).

This recruitment notice opens two positions for Senior Researchers.

Position: Senior Researcher (Forest and Risk management area)

Summary description of the function:

Under the supervision of the Executive Coordination of ForestWISE, the two senior researchers will:

  • Coordinate and participate in research projects in the areas of forest and risk management;
  • Identify opportunities and develop all the initiatives necessary to the development of research projects and services provision aligned with the expected results for its work line which will contribute to ForestWISE’s financial sustainability;
  • Develop annual and multi-annual activity plans for its thematic area, with the respective budgets, to integrate in ForestWISE's activity plans;
  • Coordinate and evaluate technical team’s performance in the work line in which it will be integrated;
  • Strictly and efficiently use all resources related to the ForestWISE activity;
  • Stimulate and participate in ForestWISES’s communication initiatives, dissemination and knowledge transfer initiatives;
  • Represent ForestWISE when requested at relevant events and initiatives about its work line and ForestWISE in general.

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