Post-Doctoral Research Scientist – WATexR (Climate JPI) Project

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Vacancy Area: Scientific and Technical

Location: Marine Institute, Newport, Co. Mayo

Summary of the Role:

The Marine Institute, as partner in the WATexR Partnership, has been awarded funding through the ClimateJPI program ERA4CS which aims to boost the development of efficient Climate Services in Europe by supporting research for developing better tools, methods and standards on how to produce, transfer, communicate and use reliable climate information to cope with current and future climate variability (  The Marine Institute, in collaboration with Dundalk Institute of Technology, wishes to recruit a post-doctoral researcher (PDR) for a period of up to 34 months, who will have a central role in implementing the research project along with the project team.  The researcher will be primarily based in the Marine Institute facility at Newport, Co. Mayo.

A full and detailed job description can be downloaded here.

Duration of Contract:

This temporary specified purpose contract of employment is funded under the Climate JPI programme and will run for a duration of up to 34 months.  The successful candidate will be on probation for the first six months of this contract.

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 FEAS/PDR_WATexR/Nov 17

Closing date for applications

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12:00 noon on Wednesday 6th December 2017. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date:
Wednesday, 6 December, 2017

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