2018: Temporary Scientific & Technical Officer (STO) – Stock Identity Of Herring, Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway


Location:  Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway

Summary of the Role:

The Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) will be an integral part of the FEAS team that will work closely with the Pelagic I Team Leader in the delivery of the EASME EASME/EMFF/2017/013 tender. The work will focus on three primary areas:

  • Stock identity of herring around Ireland.
  • Morphometric lab work and data analysis of whole fish and otoliths.
  • Assisting in the collection of samples of herring for morphometric and genetic analyses in Marine Institute and University College Dublin respectively.

The role will involve collaboration with scientists in Marine Scotland, University College Dublin and the Irish and EU fishing industries.  

A detailed job description can be downloaded here.

Duration of Contract:

This temporary specified purpose contract of employment will run for a maximum duration of up to 3 years in line with the end of the project.  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 recruitment [at] marine [dot] ie  or posted to Human Resources at the Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Galway. All correspondence for this post should quote reference: FEAS/ STO Herring/ August 18

Closing Date For Applications:

All applications for this post should be received by the Marine Institute in advance of 12 noon on Tuesday 28th August 2018. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Use of Data – all personal data and the information submitted for this application will be used solely for the purpose of this campaign, after which it will be deleted in line with our data and documents policy. All information will be treated with the strictest confidence and accessed only by those involved directly in the campaign.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 28 August, 2018