Määräaikainen, tehtävä alkaa 1.10.2020. Päättyy 30.9.2022.
Määräaikaisuuden syy: Type of work
Työpaikkojen lukumäärä: 1
Hakuaika päättyy: 31.8.2020 16:00
Työpaikan tiedot: Luonnonvarakeskus, Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki
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The person will work as a postdoc in a new multidisciplinary joint research group between Luke and Helsinki One Health (HOH) focusing on animal welfare research. Project involves working with internationally leading scientists working on use of sensor systems and machine vision in monitoring of animal health and welfare, recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) and animal behavior and welfare.
• Developing new systems to measure fish school behavior and individual fish tracking using computer vision algorithms applied to camera and sonar data.
• Defining relevant behaviors to be measured to assess fish welfare and using them to improve production environment. The Postdoc is expected to work in several research projects focused on RAS, but also other aquaculture systems, both in Luke's pilot facility and commercial farms.
• Work involves development of the imaging systems, data analysis, preparation of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals and preparing funding applications as both primary investigator and collaborator.
The person will work at Viikki campus in Helsinki where both Luke and UH offices are located with periodic visits to Laukaa RAS experimental facility. The vacancy is initially for 2 years with a possibility of 1-year continuation (2+1).