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[Met-jobs] Temporary Scientific & Technical Officer – Ocean Modelling (Developmental Role)

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Temporary Scientific & Technical Officer – Ocean Modelling (Developmental Role)

Summary of the Role:

This Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) position will be a developmental role for an aspiring Modeller with an interest in developing their career in the oceanographic industry. The successful candidate will be afforded the opportunity to upskill and develop their current capabilities with a view to becoming an experienced and proficient member of the Ocean Modelling team at the Marine Institute.

The Scientific & Technical Officer – Ocean Modelling will work within the Oceanographic Services team with main responsibility for delivering modelling products and services for the Horizon 2020 project TAPAS (Tools for Assessment and Planning of Aquaculture Sustainability).

Responsibilities will include providing modelling for TAPAS and will work closely with international partners. Specifically, the STO will contribute to the development of the most appropriate near field modelling procedures for marine aquaculture sustainability, based on carrying capacity and site selection. The STO will carry out the evaluation of the existing models and will develop new models addressing the near-field environmental effects of aquaculture. Furthermore, the STO will contribute to the development of the GIS-based site selection models. Preparation of the reports and relevant documentation following strict deadlines and formats will also be part of the role.

A full and detailed job description can be downloaded from 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 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 or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference OSIS/STO_Ocean_Modelling_TAPAS/August 2016


Closing date for applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12:00 Noon on Friday 16th September 2016. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.


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