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[Met-jobs] Data Scientist for ACTRIS - ENVRI-FAIR (Finnish Meteorological Institute)

From "Piiroinen Suvi (FMI)" <>
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Date Thu, 10 Oct 2019 09:17:46 +0000

Title: Data Scientist for ACTRIS - ENVRI-FAIR

Organization: Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)


The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) is seeking a highly motivated data scientist for a fixed-term contract within the Atmospheric Composition Unit (IKO). The position is for 2 years starting as soon as possible.


FMI hosts the cloud profiling database for the European research infrastructure ACTRIS (Aerosol, Cloud and Trace Gas InfraStructure network) and is responsible for compiling, archiving and visualizing the large volume of cloud remote sensing data arriving from stations around Europe. This data must also be made accessible to a large scientific community and within the ENVRI-FAIR project ACTRIS is working together with other European Research Infrastructures to ensure that our data services comply with the FAIR principles (

The successful applicant would be responsible for the design, development and implementation of software systems providing data services for the ACTRIS data portal that comply with the FAIR principles.


Candidates must have at least a B.Sc. in a relevant field (e.g. computer science, physics, or other related field). Furthermore, a successful candidate must meet the following essential criteria:

  • excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • experience in handling large scientific datasets
  • written and spoken fluency in Finnish and English
  • strong programming background
  • good communication and organizational skills
  • ability to carry out independent research as well as work as part of a team


Details can be found at

Deadline for applications: 24 October 2019 at 2 p.m. (EET) 



Suvi Piiroinen
Administration/Human Resources
Finnish Meteorological Institute


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