1.5 years contract for R programmer (Germany) ~ Bioblogia.net

1 de diciembre de 2014

1.5 years contract for R programmer (Germany)

Location: Radolfzell, Germany. Duration: Starting date as soon as possible; position for up to 1.5 years. Schedule is part-time; a flexible schedule with 10-20 hours/week may be negotiated. Job Type: Part-Time.

Job Description: Seeking a technician to make existing coding more
efficient for existing matrix modeling of large spatial datasets. Duties
may include organizing, manipulating, and streamlining data, writing faster
code to perform required tasks, and improving requested features to
existing code. Programmer will have the opportunity to work with research
scientists (Konstanz University and the Max Planck Institute of
Ornithology) and contribute to a research project examining landscape data
and evaluating their impact on organisms, specifically understanding how
fragmentation may alter the survival of flying vertebrate species.

Qualifications: Must be self-reliant, reliable, and have experience coding
in R. Understanding of ecological processes and of science is a plus,
though not required. Bachelor's or Master's computer science or engineering
or bioinformatics students with strong programming skills, and interest in
animal ecology / conservation, are encouraged to apply. Working place can
be flexible.

Application process: Application review will be on a rolling basis until
position is filled. To Apply: Send as a single PDF and email to
schnell@orn.mpg.de with subject line "R programmer": 1) a one-page cover
letter describing your interests and qualifications for this position, and
your dates of availability; 2) a resume / CV including your contact
information; and 3) contact information for two references.

Website: http://computational-ecology.com/

Jessica Schnell, PhD
Department of Biology, Universität Konstanz
Department of Migration & Immuno-ecology, Max-Planck-Institut für
Am Obstberg 1
78315 Radolfzell
Office: +49 7732150115

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