Team Lead – Copernicus Marine Forecasting

Vacancy Area

Manager / Team Leader

Summary of the Role:

This interesting opportunity for an Oceanographic Modeller within the Marine Institute’s Oceanographic Services team will deliver modelling products for the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) as well as data collation, analysis and reporting for the Atlantic Basin Checkpoints project.

We would like to hear from individuals with previous experience in running and maintaining numerical hydrodynamic and biogeochemical models, with specific experience of NEMO and PISCES models being particularly relevant.

You will have a third level degree in Physical/ Biological Oceanography or a related discipline. Your advanced I.T. skills will include experience working in a Linux environment and a background using Fortran programming and scripting languages (e.g. Matlab, Python or similar), while working with large volumes of observational and model oceanographic data.

A detailed job description for this position can be downloaded here.


Duration of Contract:
The contract will be issued on a specified purpose basis for up to a maximum duration of two years, subject to funding with a 12 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 or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OSIS/TL/CMF/Apr-2016

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12:00 Noon on Thursday 21st April 2016. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date