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Project scientist – ocean reporting

Mercator Ocean International
Mercator Ocean International
Job Functions:
Data Science
Employment Types:
Toulouse, France
Posted on:

18 months fixed term position Full time Toulouse - France Possible opportunities to continue at Mercator Ocean

About the job: You will join the Scientific Direction of Mercator Ocean International and you will contribute with scientific and technical support to Mercator Ocean International activities related to the preparation of scientific publications on the state of the ocean and the development of ocean indicators. These activities are carried out as part of Mercator Ocean International activities related to the first phase (2022-2024) of the Copernicus Marine Service 2 and/or at the request of major international institutions. More specifically, you will: • Contribute to the scientific coordination and provide scientific and technical support to Mercator Ocean activities on ocean indicators. • Contribute to the publ

About you: We are looking for rigorous, curious, well-organized, dynamic and responsive candidates. You have a master/engineering degree or equivalent. You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in oceanography and operational oceanography (including PhD), and experience in the ocean & climate domain.

Assets to succeed include: • Fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing) with the ability to participate in international meetings, and present results in English, including regular communications, and report in a timely manner. • Good background in data analysis and processing tools and scientific programming (pyton, R, visualization) • Ability to maintain effective professional working relationships both internally and externally, especially in international teams.

Who are we? Mercator Ocean International has been developing operational oceanography activities for nearly 25 years, as part of its public interest mission to preserve the ocean. Mercator Ocean International combines scientific excellence with social and environmental commitment. Many scientific and societal challenges must be met to ensure a sustainable ocean, whether they concern the environment, biodiversity, climate change, the blue economy or education. To address these challenges, Mercator Ocean designs, develops, operates and maintains state-of-the-art scientific digital systems capable of describing, analyzing and forecasting the state of the ocean in 3D, continuously and in real time. As a not-for-profit company under multinational governance, we work in a climate of trust with our collaborators, our shareholder partners, and all the key players in the development of European oceanography.

How to apply: Send your cover letter and a detailed CV with the following reference 2022-04/DS/SPEO to recruitment@mercator-ocean.fr

Recruitment process: You will benefit from an interview with the recruitment committee, usually composed of three people (manager, technical and an external person). You will then have the opportunity to meet with Mercator Ocean's General Manager to finalize the recruitment. Keywords: Project scientist, ocean reporting, oceanography, ocean & climate, data analysis and processing.

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