The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)
is recruiting a
Research Associate in Spatial Data Science and Geospatial Infrastructure (postdoc, m / f)
LISER invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for the position of Research Associate (postdoc) in spatial data science and geospatial infrastructure within its Urban Development and Mobility department (UDM).
In times of massive influx of geographically referenced data of different nature and scales, rapid changes in Geo-information platforms, interoperability and visualisation methods and tools, the Research Associate is expected to develop an original research agenda, a geodata infrastructure and provide expertise in spatial data management and analysis.
LISER and its UDM department offer an exciting international research environment. Research themes range from housing and spatial development, transportation, economic geography, cross-border interactions, or health and smart cities.
The Research Associate will contribute to advanced geographical methods and tools to many of these topics. S / he will address the challenge of organizing and promoting spatial data infrastructure and analytics to researchers, partners and stakeholders from academic sector and the wider society.
Your mission within the UDM department will be divided into two main topics :
The main tasks will be related to :
LISER is a publicly funded research institute located in Luxembourg and dedicated to applied empirical research in economic, social and spatial sciences.
Multi- and interdisciplinarity is a key element for stimulating scientific innovation. The Institute attracts top researchers from all over the world and high-level student training is a vibrant part of the Institute’s activities.
The Institute s staff consists of about 180 employees (including a survey and data center), more than 50% of the staff being researchers, mainly from the fields of economics, sociology, and geography (see ).
The Institute is located on the new Belval campus in the south of Luxembourg, which hosts the University of Luxembourg and a substantial part of the country’s publicly funded research facilities, i.
e. LISER, the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) cross-national data center, the Luxembourg institutes of Health (LIH) and of Science and Technology (LIST).
The University has outstanding high performance computing facilities available for use by associated researchers in the Luxembourg Institutes.
Luxembourg with its >
600,000 inhabitants is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and provides a stimulating mixture of modern culture and tradition.
Contemporary urbanity of its capital lies in close vicinity to a rich nature. In addition to excellent health, education (public, private and high level international schools) and recreational services, the community affords a rich variety of cultural activities, including museums, music, art and theatre.
The official languages are French, German and Luxemburgish. Information for foreign researchers interested in Luxembourg research is accessible via the national EURAXESS platform.
Please submit your complete application (in English) via https : / / jobs.liser.lu / jobs before April 21 st 2021 :
LISER particularly encourages female researchers to apply.
Deadline for applications : April 21 st , 2021
If you have any questions on the contents of the work , please contact : martin.dijst liser.lu (no applications).
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LISER is an equal opportunity Employer