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[Met-jobs] Post-Doctoral Researcher in Ocean Modelling

From "Olbert, Indiana" <>
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Date Mon, 4 Jan 2021 15:56:13 +0000

Dear colleagues, 


Please, feel free to circulate to anyone you think may be interested. 

We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher for a 5-year full time post. This position is available from 1st of February 2021. If necessary, it may be possible to arrange a later start date. 


Job Description: 

The successful candidate will be based at the National University of Ireland Galway and contribute towards a recently awarded project in the field of Ocean Modelling. This position is funded by The Marine Institute, Ireland. The project is aimed at improving  forecasting skill of the Marine Institute operational modelling system. The successful candidate will work with colleagues in the Marine Institute Ireland to reduce diverse sources of model uncertainties in the MIOMS through data assimilation and soft modelling techniques in order to improve the performance of the MIOMS. 



  • Conduct research (both independently and as part of a team) in the area of ocean model development by application of data assimilation techniques and machine learning algorithms to the existing operational modelling system platform. 
  • Assist with optimization of MI observational network and analysis of modelling results. 
  • Contribute to the writing of scientific papers and reports for international journals and progress reporting to other researchers and industry partners. 
  • Assist with the coordination of research activities and actively contribute to research outputs to meet project milestones. 
  • Participate in and/or present at conferences and/or workshops relevant to the project as required. 
  • Assist with the supervision of PhD and research students. 


Salary: €38,631 – 47,265  per annum, pro rata.  

Start date: Position is available from 1st of February 2021 


To view details of this job, please see the attached document or click on the link below: 


For an informal information please contact Dr Indiana Olbert by email 



Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm Monday, 11th January 2021 


Dr. Indiana A. Olbert

Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Programme Director Project and Construction Management

College of Science and Engineering 

National University of Ireland, Galway

Tel: +353 91 493208


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