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Announcement @ European Commission - Joint research Centre Ispra (IT). Deadline 28-Jul-2021
martes, 13 julio 2021

We are looking for a data scientist and forecasting expert to join our team on "data innovation for migration and demography".

This is a 3+3 contract at the European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Ispra (IT), with highly competitive salary.

If you want to make the difference and impact the policy making cycle, apply by 28-Jul-2021 (Job# 2021-IPR-E6-FGIV-017868) here: https://lnkd.in/dWu5hBE

The successful candidate, as a member of a team of researchers and analysts, will be requested to:

* Contribute to early warning, situational awareness and forecast of migration patterns using traditional and innovative data sources as well as big data
* Contribute to the research activity on innovative data for migration, by collecting and analysing these data but also working on the related methodological challenges of integrating these data with official statistics;
* Collaborate with academic institutions and networks, Eurostat and other statistical offices, international organisations and data producers.

The ideal candidate shall have:

* A Ph.D. (doctoral degree) in data science, computer science, statistics or a related quantitative analysis discipline, or a minimum of five years professional experience after university studies, with a focus on data for policy;
* Experience in the domain of migration and/or mobility;
* Hands-on experience with data analytics, scientific programming tools (R and Python), large volumes of unstructured data, modelling and capability to transform data into information by extracting relevant insights, trends and patterns; * Experience in machine learning and forecasting methods.
* Demonstrated experience in working with policy makers will be an asset;
* Flexibility, openness and collaborative attitude is required;
* Ability to work both autonomously and in team, result orientation, resilience to work under pressure;
* Capacity to communicate well and represent the Unit in EU policy-related events.

Looking forward to receive your application !

Stefano M. Iacus
Project Officer

European Commission
Joint Research Centre
Demography, Migration and Governance

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