We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher for a 5-year full time post. This position is funded by The Marine Institute and is available from first 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. The project is aimed at improving forecasting skill of the Marine Institute operational modelling system. The successful candidate will workwith 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 algorithmsto 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

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For an informal information please contact Dr Indiana Olbert by email Indiana.olbert@nuigalway.ie Indiana.olbert@nuigalway.ie.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm Monday, 4^th January 2021