Postdoc Researcher in Web Semantics and Ontology for the Geosciences H/F
Description of the mission
Joining the French Geological Survey (BRGM) means becoming part of France’s leading public institution for Earth Science applications bringing together 1,000 wholeheartedly committed experts across 29 bases in Mainland and Overseas France.
BRGM focuses on enhancing geological knowledge and understanding of surface and sub-surface-related phenomena, with a view to: meeting the challenges of environmental changes through innovative projects with societal implications.
The BRGM restructured in late 2021 and created a new department for data science applied to the geosciences.
Its objective is threefold:
The successful candidate will join the new Data Processing team (TIA), in charge of developing digital processes using Artificial Intelligence approaches. He/She will also interact with DNG’s DATA team, responsible for managing and structuring the scientific data in order to ensure consistency throughout the data life cycle.
Education: PhD degree
Required Qualifications :
The candidate ideally has a good knowledge of interoperability standards and an interest in the activities of the international consortia developing them (W3C, OGC, etc.).
He/She will be able to refer to and adequately apply them in R&D projects, in which he will be involved.
The candidate has experience in supervising students at at least MSc level, and has successfully implemented/worked with geographic information systems.
English will be your regular working language, including within the BRGM.
Specificity of the position
Within an environment that promotes a healthy work/life balance, particularly thanks to remote working, BRGM prides itself on providing a friendly and caring place to work.
Awarded HRS4R certification in 2021, we are committed to supporting you throughout your career at BRGM. We provide you with a range of tools for developing your skills and expertise, with scope for career progression and geographic mobility.
At BRGM, you will gain from such benefits as a 13th month salary, days off compensating for unpaid overtime, a company canteen, sports facilities as well as holiday and leisure options.
All our positions are open to people with disabilities.
Please send your application in French or English accompanied by an up to date resume and cover letter to until 09/30/2022