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Thursday, 06 January 2022 07:59

Recruting a post-doctoral research on tools and data for developing place-based territorial intelligence for Low Density Regions

Offer description:

The University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) opens a call for one (1) Post-doctoral Research Grant in the frame of the R&D project Centro de Estudos Transdisciplinares para o Desenvolvimento, BIPD/UTAD/21/2021, funded by UIDP/04011/2020.

BIPD/UTAD/21/2021 - ;

Scientific area/research field:

Economics, management, statistics, data science or a related field.

The candidate will carry out R&D activities within the scope of the DAT4LOWDENSity lab Place-Based Territorial Intelligence for Low Density Regions (which aims to provide integrated data and information to enable political, economic, social and institutional actors to design evidence-based sub-regional and local development policies and agendas and make evidence-informed decisions at their scale. It also aims to provide data and tools for measuring and monitoring the effects of the green and digital transitions), namely:

1) Identifying and analyzing the various satellite accounts already available and identify alternatives for their integration and adaptation at territorial scales;

2) Identifying and analyzing sets of indicators for assessing and monitoring the green and digital transitions and their articulation with the objectives of sustainable development, as well as other similar ones, and designing frameworks promoting their integration, adaptation to territorial scales, and systematization through instruments such as indexes;

3) Participating in the design and construction of a territorial satellite account that integrates different fields of activity (economic, social, environmental and cultural) and flows, namely the movement of goods and people, ecosystem services, knowledge and other relevant for the dynamics of the territories, as well as their interaction at different scales.


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