The Loughs Agency is seeking to appoint the following post (The post will run until December 2022, with possible extension, subject to funding):
SENIOR SCIENTIFIC OFFICER – Analytics Lead
Salary Scale: (SSO) £36,812 to £40,473 p/a
A unique and exciting opportunity in an inter-regional, multi-institutional setting; we are seeking a candidate to work on a multi-species marine telemetry project combining studies on anadromous and marine fishes, cetaceans and seals in the sea around Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. As part of this ambitious project the Senior Scientific Officer – Analytics Lead within this team will help ensure the delivery of high quality spatial models and management plans for a range of mobile marine species (i.e., salmonids, elasmobranchs and seals) derived from the acoustic arrays. The role will also require the post holder to possess exceptional scientific report writing skills and experience in geospatial predictive modelling as well as the ability to manage the Higher Scientific Officers and other project staff as necessary to ensure agreed Project targets and outputs are met.
-A degree in an environmental area AND minimum two years research and/or industry experience. Please include dates.
-Evidence of a theoretical and practical knowledge (including demonstrable experience) processing GIS data, geospatial predictive modelling and report writing.
-Experience of publishing in peer reviewed scientific literature in the field of ecology or environmental science.