Marine Institute: Post-Doctoral Researcher – DiadSea (Interreg) Project

  • Blue Economy and Recruitment Consultancy S.L
  • Galway, Ireland
  • 09/06/2024
Office work Climate change Fisheries and aquaculture Marine research Oceanography

Job Description

Vacancy Area

Scientific and Technical

Organisation Description:

The Marine Institute is the national agency responsible for marine research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI). The Marine Institute seeks to assess and realise the economic potential of Ireland’s 220-million-acre marine resource; promote the sustainable development of marine industry through strategic funding programmes and scientific services; and safeguard the marine environment through research and environmental monitoring. The Institute works in conjunction with the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine (DAFM) and a network of other Government Departments, semi-state agencies, national and international marine partners.

Summary of the Role:

The Post-Doctoral Researcher (PDR) will work with scientists specialising in migratory diadromous fish and in ocean and climate modelling. The role will be part of a wider consortium of scientists and stakeholders from Portugal, Spain, France and Ireland undertaking the Interreg funded DiadSea project. 

Please read a detailed job description here

Educational and Professional Requirements:

•    A PhD in either mathematics, environmental science, ecological modelling or similar related discipline.
•    Previous relevant experience in ecological modelling and environmental climate research 
•    Excellent numerical and literacy skills.
•    The ability to be well organised and work to deadlines identifying priorities and managing time effectively. 
•    A high level of computer literacy and computer programming (R, MATLAB, PYTHON, QGIS).
•    Experience in the application of statistical modelling techniques to ecological data
•    Familiarity with collaborative programming tools (e.g. GITLAB) 
•    The ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally.
•    The ability to work unsupervised and to work well with others.
•    Willingness and ability to work at sea
•    Full clean driving licence.

Duration of Contract:

This is a Temporary Specified purpose contract (Post-Doctoral Researcher) for a maximum duration of 29 months up to end October 2026 (Interreg Atlantic Area DiadSea Project).

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, H91 R673. All correspondence for this post should quote reference FEAS/PDR/INTERREG/JUN24

Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on Wednesday 19th of June 2024. Unfortunately, late applications cannot be accepted.

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The Marine Institute is an organisation that champions Diversity, Inclusion & Equality for all. We encourage and welcome applications from anyone interested in this role. Please do advise if there are any special accommodations required for the recruitment process. We are here to help you access opportunities with us.

Closing Date

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 - 12:00

Career level

Junior, Senior

Career options

Academic, research and sciences