Contest Point 2 - Senior Research Associate

Universities and Institutes of Croatia


December 24, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
  • Research Field: Environmental science
  • Researcher Profile: Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 24/12/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Croatia › Zagreb
  • Type Of Contract: Permanent
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Senior Research Associate position in the Division of Marine and Environmental Research, Laboratory for Informatics and Environmental Modelling for collaboration with European Space Agency, and research work in on spatial ecosystem modelling. The successful candidate should (i) be identifiable in natural sciences, in the field of interdisciplinary natural sciences, and (ii) have experience in satellite data analysis, spatially-explicit ecological modelling, and mechanistic modelling of interactions between individuals and ecosystems based on dynamic energy budgets.

    Eligibility criteria

    Prerequisites for Appointment to Scientific Position: In addition to the general conditions for employment, applicants must meet the requirements stipulated by the Scientific Activity and Higher Education Act and the Regulations on Supplementary Prerequisites for appointments to Scientific positions of the Ruđer Bošković Institute. The following should be attached to the application form: 1. Biography—general information, data on education, acquired professional qualifications and doctoral degree, professional work experience; 2. Evidence of academic degree and scientific title; 3. Brief summary of scientific activities in the last position held; 4. List of scientific papers and a list of the most cited papers; 5. Data confirming that the additional prerequisites have been met for appointment to the scientific position from Article 5. and Articles 6., 7., 8. and 9. of the Regulations on Supplementary Prerequisites for appointments to Scientific positions, including data on total citations, average citations, citations in books, monographs, textbooks, on principal authorship and the journal impact factor; 6. Abbreviated program (up to one page) of the planned research; 7. A list of proposed foreign scientists, from whom the Appointment Commission shall request written recommendations for the candidate, as follows: Applicants for appointment to the positions of Senior Scientist and Tenured Senior Scientist are required to attach – a list of six foreign scientists The Appointment Commission shall request written recommendations for the candidate from the proposed foreign scientists. Appointment to a scientific position is for permanent employment.

    Additional comments

    Applicants who have earned their higher educational qualifications outside Croatia must attach to their application for a scientific position the Ruling on the Recognition of Foreign Higher Educational Qualifications issued by the Agency for Science and Higher Education or a receipt for the submission of an Application for the said Ruling. An application for a hiring competition for a research position, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the scientific position for which the applicant is applying must be submitted within a period of 30 days from the date of the announcement of the competition in Narodne novine The Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia to the following address: Ruđer Bošković Institute, Human Resources Department, Bijenička cesta 54, 10000, Zagreb, and should be marked ''Za natječaj – Contest point 2” Hiring Competition. In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of both sexes may compete in hiring competitions. Regulations on Supplementary Prerequisites for Appointments to Scientific Positions and Excerpt from RBI Statute (Prerequisites for Appointment to the Professional Ranks and Positions) can be viewed on the website https:// www. sluzbe/Natj... and https:// www. Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered.

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    Required Research Experiences
  • Environmental science

  • More than 10

    Offer Requirements
  • Environmental science: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent


    The successful candidate should be identifiable in interdisciplinary natural sciences, in the field of spatial modelling, ecological modelling, and dynamic energy budget modelling.

    Specific Requirements

    Experience in the application of analytical and statistical methods in environmental research, and experience in international cooperation.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: RUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
  • Department: Division for Marine and Environmental Research
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www. Marine-and-Environmenta...
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Croatia
  • City: Zagreb
  • Postal Code: 10000
  • Street: Bijenička street 54