The candidate will formulate and lead a sequence of coherent research projects that deliver, in well-defined stages, innovative capabilities for risk management and optimal allocation of deployed maritime assets using environmental forecasts based on a combination of persistent, controlled mobile sensors and advanced geophysical models".
The successful candidate will be offered a 3-year definite duration contract which, subject to satisfactory performance and organizational requirements, may be renewed for a further period of up to 3 years.
α. A minimum of 8 years postgraduate experience in basic or applied research as a senior scientist with demonstrated knowledge in fields related to ocean and acoustic modelling, data assimilation, probability and statistics, autonomous maritime vehicles, sampling theory, decision tools.
b. Broad knowledge of science and technology, with demonstrated capability to capitalize on cross-disciplinary synergies, as required to accomplish the specific duties anticipated of the post.
c. Demonstrated project management skills including technical risk assessment and mitigation, cost accounting, resource allocation, personnel supervision, and customer interaction.
d. Experience with the formulation of research programs and proposals for funding
e. Strong research record as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and well-written technical reports.
An MSc in acoustics, oceanography, physics, engineering, operations research or a related field.
Closing date for receiving applications: 28 March 2014
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