N. 2 (Two) Non-Permanent Positions For 4Th Level Researchers (R4) Within The Ecosystem For The... (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Italy
September 22, 2022
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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  • Organisation/Company: Fondazione Edmund Mach
  • Research Field: Agricultural sciences Biological sciences Computer science Environmental science Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 22/09/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Italy › San Michele a-A (TN)
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 38
  • Offer Starting Date: 16/11/2022
  • Reference Number: 330CRII-NEST
  • The 2 positions are offered within the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), Ecosystem for the Innovation I-NEST (topic Smart Agrifood) initiative which includes at FEM, 2 thematic projects specifically named:

    - Project 1: Optimization of the biological processes for the energy and agronomic exploitation of organic biomasses and agro-environmental characterization of the products obtained (circular bioeconomy);

    - Project 2: Digitization and automation of agri-food processes.

    The successful candidate will provide, under the supervision of the project PIs the following expertise:

    - Project 1: The experimental activity will be addressed to the global evaluation (analytical, energetic, agronomic, economic and environmental) of organic feedstocks, of the treatment processes and of the products obtained, with particular attention to the territorial context and the recent strategies promoting the biocircular economy. Foreseen c

    - Project 2: The research activity is aimed at developing a digital and robotic technological architecture for the "Farm-2-Fork" supply chain with specific reference to regional strategic crops and related agri-food processes: wineyard, apple orchards and small fruits plantations. Specifically, the research activity will unfold along the following lines of action: A1) design of a reference technological infrastructure based on IoT technologies; A2) development of data-driven predictive models for decision support, quality control and traceability of the supply chain; A3) development of robotics mechanization applications of agricultural operations, food preservation and transformation processes.

  • Family Audit certified company, with flexible working time and human resources management policy, for the wellbeing of the employees and their families;
  • In-house dining hall and coffee shop in San Michele all'Adige, as well as a payment card for meals taken in registered non-company facilities, with the value of Euro 6.00 per meal;
  • Bike-sharing facility and free car park within the San Michele all'Adige campus and at the peripheral locations;
  • Free “Education Roaming (Eduroam)” WiFi on the San Michele all'Adige campus (90% coverage) and in facilities of other entities affiliated with GARR for the Wi-Fi service;
  • Employee discount for the purchase of products from the Edmund Mach Winery sales point;
  • Staff sports club, with discount for members and promotions of sport-recreational activities (on-campus gym);
  • Internal market of agri-food products prepared by the Foundation students.
  • Eligibility criteria

    The Fondazione E. Mach operates in compliance with current legislation concerning fixed-term contracts.

    Candidates are invited to state whether they belong to the categories referred to in Law 68/99, and to indicate this in the curriculum vita sent in application for recruitment.

    At least 10 days before the start date of the non-permanent contract, the candidate must provide the following original document, or the offer will be cancelled:

    • Master of Science (or equivalent) certificate.

    Selection process

    Applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm (the date and time of receipt indicated in the Foundation's e-mail account will be taken as proof) on September 22, 2022.

    The recruitment procedure will be completed by March 22, 2023 at the latest.

    A maximum of 30 points will be allocated for qualifications while the interview will be worth up to 70 points. The recruitment process will be based on the total points obtained through qualifications and performance at the interview, the results of which will be used to generate a short list for each subproject.

    The candidate should indicate which project(s) they are applying to as they will be evaluated for inclusion in the relevant ranking(s) of these. At the discretion of the Foundation, (see “Procedura per la selezione delle risorse umane presso la Fondazione Edmund Mach"), candidates may be drawn from one subproject short list for another short list if there are no suitable candidates or no suitable candidate accepts the job offer for that subproject.

    Candidates admitted to the interview phase will be invited at the Fondazione E. Mach at San Michele all'Adige (TN) or via videoconference on October 10, 2022.

    The interviews will be held at the Fondazione E. Mach at San Michele all'Adige (TN) or via videoconference.

    At the interview, each candidate must present a valid photo identification or send a scanned copy in advance if the interviews is to take place via videoconference. If candidates fail to present themselves for the interview in person or via videoconference, or if they are late (without a valid motivation) they will be automatically excluded from the selection process.

    The results of the selection will be communicated by:

    - publication of the shortlist of suitable candidates on the webpage dedicated to the present recruiting announcement, with the details of rank, surname and name; the publication of the candidate's name in the list of suitable candidates is not subject to confidentiality regulations; therefore, the candidate can not request that their name be removed from this list;

    - at the end of the selection procedure, all candidates will be notified by individual email (not certified email, a.k.a. PEC) as to whether they are included in the shortlist of suitable candidates or not; this email will be sent to the contact address used by the candidate to send their curriculum vitae and the application.

    Additional comments

    Applications to participate in the selection must be sent in electronic format to the email address (not certified email address, a.k.a. PEC) curricula@fmach.it , indicating the recruitment code (330CRII-NEST – R4) in the subject of the message and must consist of:

    - the application form (Annex A), using the form available on the webpage announcement: this should be saved with the file name and extension: Surname First Name Application.pdf. The application must be completed in full, with no references to other attached documentation and/or information;

    - the candidate's curriculum vitae, saved with the file name and extension: Surname First NameCV.doc or .pdf;

    - a copy of a valid identity document with photograph.

    Any person encountering difficulty in submitting the application due to disability is invited to contact +39 0461 615542.

    Contract type: CCPL Research Foundation Personnel (https: // trasparenza.fmach.it/Amministration- Trasparente/Personale/Contra...): for a fourth level Researcher, the current gross annual remuneration is Euro 34,563.94.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. fmach.it/eng/General-Services/Work-with-us

    Offer Requirements
  • Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent

    Biological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent

    Agricultural sciences: Master Degree or equivalent

    Other: Master Degree or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent


    Project 1. Under the supervision of the project PI the candidate will participate to the following activities:

    - elaboration of project proposals and development of experimental activities;

    - analysis and test trials in lab, greenhouse and open field;

    - data collection and elaboration;

    - consultancy on biological and thermochemical processes for the biomass exploitation;

    - training and information activity on the biomass treatment and on the quality of products obtained;

    - drafting of technical reports, scientific and technical papers.

    Project 2: Under the supervision of the project PI the candidate will participate to the following activities:

    - design of data acquisition and collection systems on IoT technology;

    - development and validation of agro-meteorological models;

    - development and validation of machine learning algorithms;

    - programming of commercial robotic systems;

    - design and rapid prototyping of mechatronic systems;

    - analysis and test trials in lab, greenhouse and open field;

    - data collection and processing;

    - drafting of technical reports and scientific and technical publications.

    Specific Requirements

    - Master's degree in: biology, agriculture, environmental sciences, environmental engineering, mechatronic / automation / electronic / computer engineering, computer science or equivalent.

    - Knowledge of English, minimum level B1, evaluated during the interview.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Fondazione Edmund Mach
  • Department: Research and Innovation Centre
  • Organisation Type: Private with public mission
  • Website: https:// www. fmach.it/
  • E-Mail: curricula@fmach.it
  • Country: Italy
  • City: San Michele a-A (TN)
  • State/Province: Italy / Trentino
  • Postal Code: 38098
  • Street: Via Mach 1
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