Marine Institute

Scientific & Technical Officer - Marine Chemistry Data Coordinator

Vacancy Area: 
Scientific and Technical

Summary of the Role:

The data coordinator will be responsible primarily for the management of environmental and seafood data as generated by the marine chemistry section. This will involve the management of collation, quality assurance, storage/archival (SQL database), retrieval and reporting of complex datasets.

The reporting element will include the generation of new data products such as automated reports, summary statistics, maps and indicator fact sheets. This will involve use of SQL databases, reporting services, GIS and other software.

The data coordinator will scope and develop new approaches to migrating field and laboratory data flows (e.g. sampling, sample tracking and laboratory records) from paper to more efficient electronic systems in an INAB compliant manned, with a view to achieving efficiencies in operations. The STO will also coordinate survey planning and preparation for the annual ship-based Winter Environmental Survey and other surveys as may be relevant.

A full and detailed job description can be downloaded here.


Duration of Contract:

The contract will be issued on a temporary specified purpose basis for a maximum duration of up to 31st December 2021, providing redeployment cover and subject to the need for ongoing cover and funding for this temporary role. There will be a six 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 Data Coord. STO/ Chem. / May 2016.


Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Friday 6th May.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 6 May, 2016