Climate Product Validation Expert

Employer
EUMETSAT
Location
Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
Posted
Apr 25, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Career Level
Experienced
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

Use your Remote Sensing expertise to validate and assess the quality of climate records produced in support of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S)

To learn more and apply online, please visit https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int - reference VN18 32.

Bringing together the resources of 30 member states, EUMETSAT observes the atmosphere, ocean, and land surfaces from space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. Our data is vital for weather forecasts that help to protect lives and property, as well as monitoring the environment and our changing climate.  We operate Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union, providing marine and atmospheric data services to monitor the dynamics of the ocean and marine ecosystems.  We are recruiting for a Climate Product Validation Expert to validate and assess the quality of climate records of Level 2 (geophysical) products produced in support of the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) through the development of diagnostic methods and tools such as variability, trend estimators and automatic comparisons to model outputs.

This is an opportunity to use your expertise to extract geophysical products from data from meteorological or ocean satellites and to use these products in climate research and applications. You will have some experience in managing uncertainties in data, as well as time series analysis. Within this role you will have the opportunity to compile presentations and reports for the C3S progress meetings where observations of the climate are combined with the latest science to develop authoritative quality assured information about the past current and future states of climate in Europe and worldwide.

You should be a team player, with the ability to co-operate with your colleagues and our international partners.  You should also have strong analytical skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to our user communities and researchers. 

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment. You must be able to work effectively in English and have a working knowledge of French.

The closing date is 15th May and we expect to hold interviews in the w/c 18th June 2018.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.

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