Post Doc: Web services for modelling habitats

Development of Web Services for modelling habitats

The Global Environment Monitoring Unit (Ispra, Italy) of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission is looking for a software developer who will work on web processing services (WPS) for modelling habitats in protected areas and on the uncertainty propagation between web modeling services.

  1. The ideal candidate has a PhD in geoinformatics (or a university degree in a related field) or at least 5 years research experience after the university degree.
  2. The candidate must have excellent skills in setting up OGC standard web services using open source tools and a demonstrated experience in geoinformatics and in setting up web mapping services.
  3. Most developments will be made using Python, XML, PostGIS, QGIS and any experience with these languages and tools would be an advantage.
  4. Experience in setting up modeling services would be a strong asset.
  5. A good knowledge of English is required. Good communication and inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team are required.

Information on how to apply can be found at The position falls in the category 30 (post-doc researchers)

Job reference: IES-2010-301017 (note that the announcement on the web indicates a minimum experience of at least 4 years after university degree while a PhD or a strict minimum of 5 years is actually required)

Deadline for application: 23rd of July 2010

Should you have questions regarding the work to be done, please get in touch with me.

Best regards

Grégoire Dubois (Ph.D.)
DG Joint Research Centre - European Commission
Global Environment Monitoring Unit
Monitoring Of Natural resources for DEvelopment (MONDE)
Via Fermi 2749, TP 440, I-21027 Ispra (VA), ITALY

Tel : +39 0332 786360
Fax : +39 0332-789960

Email: gregoire.dubois(at)

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