Marine Institute

Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) – Project Support

Vacancy Area: 
Scientific and Technical

Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) – Temporary OSIS Project Support

Summary of the Role:

The successful candidate will work within the OSIS Group as a Scientific and Technical Officer supporting MI projects and programmes including EU projects such as European Marine Seas Observatory (EMSO ERIC), EMSODEV, EURO ARGO, JERICO NEXT, EUROFLEETS, COPERNICUS downstream services and other EU and national projects, as well as supporting national and international marine observing infrastructures initiatives. This will require attendance at project meetings and ensure MI project deliverables are provided on time and on budget. Regular reviews of Budgets and accounts will be held with the relevant Project officers, Accounts Manager and Team, to monitor expenditure and ensure that all records of expenditure are accurately maintained. Reporting to the Team Lead Infrastructure and the OS Section Manager, the STO will be responsible for supporting the provision of regular operational and budgetary summary updates. The STO will support the Team Leader and the wider OSIS team in the planning, development and operation of existing and new technical services and assist in supporting and developing new R&D projects/programmes and related value-added activities. The STO will work across a broad range of disciplines and in partnership with a range of participants in the public and private sectors, to stimulate appropriate R&D initiatives.' 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 up to three years, subject to continued 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/Proj. Supp/Nov-2015.

Closing date for applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 16:00 on Friday 13th November 2015. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 13 November, 2015