Marine Institute

Inshore Fisheries - Shellfish Assessment Biologist

Vacancy Area: 
Scientific and Technical

Inshore Fisheries - Shellfish Assessment Biologist - Scientific Technical Officer (STO)

The Fisheries Advisory Ecosystems Services (FEAS) mission is "to assess, research and advise on the sustainable exploitation of marine fisheries resources". Currently, FEAS consists of over 70 scientists, technical, post graduate and administrative staff under the directorship of Dr. Paul Connolly. The Service group operates a significant part of their services from the headquarters in Oranmore. Co Galway.

The Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) will work closely with the Inshore Fisheries Team Lead (TL) on service delivery to our main client DAFM (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine) in relation to shellfish assessment and advice. The job will be focused on data collection, data management, resource assessment and provision of management advice on commercially exploited shellfish stocks. These activities will deliver part of Ireland's obligations under the Data Collection Multi Annual Programme (DCMAP) funded under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF 2014 to 2020).

A full job description can be downloaded here.

A full C.V. together with a letter of application, summarising experience and skill sets applicable to the position should be emailed to recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference FEAS/STO2/FEB 2015

Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Wednesday 4th March 2015. Please note that late applications will not be accepted

The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer


Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 4 March, 2015