Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) – SIMCelt Project

The role of the Scientific & Technical Officer is to support the delivery of a project, funded under Direct Management of the EMFF, to support implementation of the Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Directive by Member States (MS) within the Celtic Seas (OSPAR Region III), and to contribute to supporting cross-border cooperation between MS in relation to implementation of the MSP Directive. 

A consortium which includes UCC, DOE Northern Ireland, Scottish Government, Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine, Agence des Aires Marines Protégées, University of Liverpool and the Marine Institute will deliver this project. Use of any output/outcomes of the project will be decided by individual Member States (MS) as determination of any approach to maritime spatial planning lies with MS for their respective marine areas.

The work will primarily be carried at the Marine Institute’s facilities in Oranmore Co. Galway. Assignments may also be carried out at the Institut’s offices in Wilton Place, Dublin 2 and the offices of other partners in the project.

A full and detailed job description can be downloaded here.

Duration of Contract:

The contract will be issued on a temporary specified purpose basis for a duration of up to 31st December 2017 subject to funding. There will be 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 SIMCelt/STO/ April. 2106

Closing date for Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 17:00 on Tuesday 3rd May 2016. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date:

Tuesday, 3 May, 2016 – 17:00

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