Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) – Ocean Modelling
Summary of the Role:
The successful candidate will work within the Oceanographic Services team as a Scientific and Technical Officer, with main responsibility for delivering modelling products and services for the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) for Ireland-Biscay-Iberia region. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing biogeochemical modelling for CMEMS and will work closely with international partners, Mercator Ocean, France, Puertos del Estado, Spain and others. Specifically, the candidate will contribute to the development of the reanalysis and forecasting operational biogeochemical model, define the model products, define and prepare observational data for validation, carry out calibration and validation of the models and contribute to the development of the online validation tool. Preparation of the reports and relevant documentation following strict deadlines and formats will also be part of the role. The candidate will also be expected to carry out other modelling duties within the modelling team as required. A full job description can be downloaded here.
Duration of Contract:
The contract will be issued on a specified purpose basis for up to a maximum duration of three years, subject to funding with a 6 month probationary period.
How to Apply:
A C.V. and letter of application, summarising experience and skill set 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 OSIS/STO/MOD/Nov-2015 Closing date for applications. All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Wednesday 25th November 2015. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.