Hyperspectral Infrared Competence Area Manager (VN 17/44)
Date added: 26 September 2017
Closing date for applications: 15 October 2017
Location: Darmstadt, Germany
Are you a remote sensing specialist, with extensive experience of processing data from space-borne hyperspectral infrared missions? Can you demonstrate your experience in leading and co-ordinating scientific teams?
EUMETSAT is the European satellite agency for monitoring weather and climate. Bringing together the resources of 30 Member States, we develop and operate a range of satellite systems surveying the atmosphere, ocean and climate that deliver data 24 hours a day. Our data is vital to weather forecasts that protect lives and property, and to monitoring the changing climate. EUMETSAT is now developing the next generation of satellite systems, shaping its long-term future.
We are recruiting for a Hyperspectral Infrared Competence Area Manager, to work within the Remote Sensing and Products Division of EUMETSAT, to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the scientific team and all scientific activities within the Competence Area. The Hyperspectral Competence Area is responsible for the scientific development, maintenance, validation and monitoring of the products extracted from the hyperspectral infrared instrument chains exploited and developed by EUMETSAT e.g. IASI, IASI-NG and IRS.
Qualifications, skills and experience
Along with a university degree in a relevant discipline, i.e. remote sensing, physics or meteorology (or equivalent) you will have proven skills/experience in the following:
All applicants must be a EUMETSAT Member State national with a good working knowledge of the English language, both spoken and written. You also require some knowledge of French.
The closing date is 15 October 2017. Interviews are provisionally booked for the week commencing 27 November 2017 (week 48).
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