Post-Doctoral Researcher – ObSERVE

Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the government-funded ObSERVE programme in the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences (BEES) and the MaREI Centre in University College Cork (UCC).
The ObSERVE project aims to provide updated information on the distribution and abundance of marine megafauna in the Irish EEZ through aerial surveys. The post-holder will help deliver an ambitious aerial survey programme and contribute to project reporting and publications. The Post-Doctoral Researcher will be required to participate in aerial surveys in the summer, autumn and winter of 2021 and 2022, identifying and recording the presence of marine species. They will play an integral role in organising survey logistics and liaising with aircraft operators as well as undertaking analysis of sightings data for modelling species distributions.
Project Title: ObSERVE II
Post Duration: 3 years
Salary: €38,630 – €45,942 p.a. (IUA Salary Scale)
For an information package including further details of the post see
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Dr Mark Jessopp, Email: ei.ccu@ppossej.m, or Prof. Emer Rogan, Email: ei.ccu@nagor.e, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences.
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to ei.ccu@tnemtiurcer, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday, 23 April, 2021. No late applications will be accepted.
Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector.

Contact Person: Dr. Mark Jessopp | Contact Email: ei.ccu@ppossej.m  | Job ID: 045191 | Close Date: 23-Apr-2021 12:00