Research Fellow in Applied Observational Oceanography
Bangor University, Department of Ocean Sciences
United Kingdom

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to undertake observational research into coastal ocean processes at shallow tidally energetic and wave exposed sites around Wales, UK, to support ocean renewable and offshore wind energy exploitation.

This 41 month fixed term post is based in the School of Ocean Sciences and duties will include: managing the operation of a suite of real-time observational data platforms collecting hydro- and sediment dynamics data; the analysis of data to address contemporary scientific questions pertaining to the fluxes of momentum and materials; and the publication of findings at an international level. The post holder will also be expected to develop research proposals relating to coastal ocean processes. 

Candidates should be educated to PhD standard (or equivalent) in an area of physical science e.g. oceanography, physics, engineering and have previous experience of actively using and managing the operation of electronic instrumentation to collect oceanographic data. Candidates should have a strong track record of publication in peer reviewed journals and the development of grant applications.

The scheme has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. EU Funds: Investing in Wales.

The candidate will also be expected to work within a multidisciplinary team to facilitate the further development of the cyberinfrastructure between real-time sensor networks and data applications.

The successful candidate will be expected to commence 01 November 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter and the post is available until 30th March 2023.

Applications will only be accepted via our on-line recruitment website, However, in cases of access issues due to disability, paper application forms are available by telephoning 01248 383865.

Closing date for applications: 21 August 2019

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Simon Neill (SEEC Director), email, or Dr Martin Austin, email

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