Marine Institute

Ocean Modelling Team Leader

Vacancy Area: 
Manager / Team Leader

Team Leader Ocean Modelling - Contract of Indefinite Duration

Are you an adventurous and driven individual looking for an exciting and new challenge? Do you have past experience in, and a passion for ocean modelling and oceanography? Does the idea of leading the development of technologies and projects used to maximise our modelling and forecasting potential in areas such as ocean energy, fisheries and aquaculture appeal to you?

The Ocean Modelling Team Leader will be responsible for leading the institutes modelling and oceanographic team in the provision of these services to a range of clients, including core customers and European Partners, while ensuring that the required resources are derived from research projects and a high performance computing environment remains in place to support this work. The Team Leader will also act on a strategic level by seeking to grow the user base for model products and related data services, while developing relationships and strategies with current and new project partners including other research & educational institutes, government and European Commission bodies.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, you will have a degree in a relevant scientific or technical subject. You will be able to demonstrate experience in developing oceanographic models including circulation and biogeochemical models, with some experience of in-situ ocean observation. In addition you will have past experience of managing and leading a diverse team including scientists or technicians and collaborating at international level delivering European or industry funded projects.

A detailed Job Description can be downloaded here.

If you meet the requirements for this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send a detailed letter of application and an up to date C.V. to Human Resources, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway or email to recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie. Please note email applications will only be accepted at this address and applications are not valid until you have received confirmation of your application. All applications should include the reference for this post OSIS/CID/TL/Feb 2015.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 9th March at 17.00. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Marine Institute is an equal opportunities employer

Closing Date: 
Monday, 9 March, 2015