Project Leader Marine Technology Development (PhD)
LOCATION: ROYAL NIOZ-TEXEL (THE NETHERLANDS)
The Royal NIOZ National Marine Research Facilities (NMF) department is responsible for the development and maintenance of high-grade research instruments for scientific sea research and facilitates the operation of national scientific marine research on board of our research vessels worldwide.
The development department includes a marine technology electronics section, an embedded software section, and a micromechanical instrumentation section. The department does not only cater towards all needs of the scientific departments of Royal NIOZ but also towards diverse other institutes within the national and European scientific (sea research) community; physical, chemical and biological oceanography rely on new instruments to be developed to stay at the forefront of marine research.
Autonomous sensor development, deep sea observatories, and moored instrumentation are currently important research directions. Other potential lines of research include, but are not limited to, autonomous (underwater) vehicles, robotics, and underwater communication.
The candidate will have the following responsibilities;
Employment of this full-time position at Royal NIOZ is by NWO-I (The Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research) and will be for a period of 2 years with the possibility of a permanent position. If you have shown to fit well at Royal NIOZ there is ample opportunity to continue your career. The salary for this position will be in accordance with the salary scales of NWO-I in a range between € 3,525 and € 5,512 gross per month on a full-time basis (depending on education and experience)
NWO-I has good secondary employment conditions such as:
More information on the procedure, please contact Jolanda Evers (senior HR advisor)
In the event of equal suitability, preference will be given to female applicants.