Position Announcements

Senior Arctic Marine Scientist

We seek to appoint a senior Arctic marine scientist to join our active Arctic research group and contribute to furthering SAMS’ capability and reputation as a leading UK centre for Arctic marine research and expertise.

As the successful appointee, you will be expected to provide scientific leadership and expertise in any area of Arctic marine research compatible with SAMS’ research strategy, using observational, experimental or modelling approaches. You will be expected to have skills complimenting those of existing SAMS’ staff, including a team of Arctic marine and atmospheric scientists and a technology group developing novel sensors. SAMS has a dedicated Arctic Research Theme and you will forge multidisciplinary collaborations across the institute, which includes research in marine and atmospheric physics, technology, geochemistry, ecology and microbiology. You will also provide strong collaborations and leadership within the UK and international Arctic science community.

You will be a high-calibre scientist with a record of high-impact research publications, have a history of successful grant capture, and be engaged in national and international networks.

You will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education and a track record of successful postgraduate training and supervision.

Exceptional candidates may be considered for a Chair.

The position is permanent and is based at the Scottish Association for Marine Science near Oban, on the west coast of Scotland.

For further information and to apply for this position online, go to: www.sams.ac.uk. Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, Senior Arctic Marine Scientist (Job Ref.D25/12.RL), The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Scottish Marine Institute, Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA or e-mail recruitment@sams.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is
Friday 25th January 2013

SAMS is a registered Scottish charity (SC 009206), has an equal opportunities policy and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.