Job opportunities on IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

//Job opportunities on IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education offers the following two Citizen Science – related job opportunities for researchers.

 

1. Junior Researcher on Citizen Science (1 FTE for 1 year)

This position contributes to the Horizon 2020 project ‘Ground Truth 2.0 – Environmental knowledge discovery of human-sensed data’ (2016-2019).

Responsibilities

  • Extract methodological steps and principles from past and ongoing action research activities in the field of Citizen Science
  • Draft, write and review project deliverables, ensuring they are of high quality, in time and within budget
  • Contribute to project-related funding opportunities and acquisitions
  • Design and implement topic-related capacity development interventions

Requirements

  • Masters degree in a relevant social science discipline, e.g. sociology, psychology or political science with demonstrable training in qualitative and quantitative research skills and with excellent grades
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience as Junior Researcher or comparable position/experience;
  • Experience with the social dimensions of Citizen Science (theory and/or practice)

The full vacancy announcement is available here.

 

2. Researcher on Knowledge and Innovation Management (1 FTE for 2 years)

This position contributes to a number of projects, namely the CSEOL project – ‘Citizen Science Earth Observation Lab’, ‘WeObserve – An Ecosystem of Citizen Observatories for Environmental Monitoring’ and ‘Ground Truth 2.0 – Environmental knowledge discovery of human-sensed data’ (2016-2019).

Responsibilities

  • Help finalise, implement and validate the methodology for fostering the innovation process of using Citizen Science for Earth Observation validation and exploitation
  • Support the coordination and contribute to the practical work of the WeObserve Communities of Practice & help extract lessons learned on CS
  • Organise the WeObserve roadshows to foster the uptake of Citizen Observatories by practitioners
  • Organise the CSEOL bootcamps, hackathons and expert evaluation events
  • Support the preparation and execution of project meetings
  • Draft, write and review project deliverables, ensuring they are of high quality, in time and within budget
  • Contribute to project-related funding opportunities and acquisitions

Requirements

  • Masters degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. knowledge management, innovation management and with excellent grades
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as researcher or comparable position, with demonstrable responsibilities related to knowledge management and innovation management
  • Experience with action research on innovation acceleration (demonstrated by publications)
  • Experience with high-quality research on knowledge and innovation management
  • Experience with designing and running interactive workshops with diverse stakeholders (workshop design, giving presentations and explanations) and with co-ordinating working groups
  • Experience or affiliation with the social dimensions of Citizen Science (theory and/or practice) and Earth Observation

The full vacancy announcement is available here.

 

 

2018-10-24T19:08:03+00:00September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |