Biotic Data Analyst – temporary assignment (100%), min. 1 year

  • Adecco Staffing
  • Stein AG, Switzerland
  • 09/10/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

For an international company in the global agribusiness market in Stein (AG) we are looking for a

Biotic Data Analyst – temporary assignment (100%), min. 1 year

Purpose of the role

You will be part of the Environmental Analytics team located in Stein, Aargau. This multidisciplinary team designs robust and innovative mathematical algorithms to transform raw environmental data into actionable insights on the crop growing conditions. As a Junior Biotic Analytics Scientist, you will help develop and apply mathematical models to predict the risk of biotic stresses occurrence, their effects on crop health & performance.


  • Mind Literature to identify relevant modelling approaches for building biotic pressure indexes for the main field crops
  • Gather data (literature, database) to build dataset for model training and evaluation
  • Develop prototype of models
  • Analyse model outputs with meta-analysis approaches (e.g., sensitivity analysis, error mapping, and parameter identification)

Your skills & experiences

  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in developing and applying models, preferably with a focus on biological problems
  • Expertise in plant pathology and/or crop physiology preferred
  • Experience in coding with Matlab or R required
  • Experience in data mining and statistics required
  • Experience in results communication required
  • Experience working effectively in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Proficient in English

Your contact

Herr Fabio Antonelli, Deputy Branch Manager, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 61 323 0745 or eMail.

You can apply directly online or by eMail

Please mention reference 138-FAAN-101848-82-EN in your application.