PDRA in Marine Growth
Fixed Term - up to 3 years, Full Time
Who are we?
SAMS is Scotland's premier independent marine science organisation generating new knowledge for the benefit of the marine environment and society since 1884.
Here is more about what we are looking for…
Main job purpose
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team to develop digital methods to address ecological questions. The core role will be:
The types of activities you will lead on and contribute to -
Undertake offshore cruises and SCUBA-based sampling of marine fauna. Collect and maintain fauna in aquaria and conduct lab-based biovolume estimation.
Liaise with industry and collate ROV footage for analysis, extract images for analysis. Contribute to the training and assessment of artificial intelligence algorithms and the development of commercialisation of such a tool. Contribute to the production and calibration of 3D models from video footage.
Attributes required to do the job -
So, in return, what do we offer?
A stimulating work environment, working alongside world class academics, enterprise consultants and professional services staff as well as students. In an amazing scenic location on the west coast of Scotland, we offer flexible working hours, freedom to grow as an individual and to develop your career. In addition, we offer a generous remuneration package including pension, holidays, free onsite parking as well as access to our employee benefits package.
We would love to hear from you and answer any questions you might have before progressing through the application process. For any queries related to the job content, or general queries about SAMS or our location, please just email email@example.com and we will respond timely to your query.
For more information on the project please go to: https://www.sams.ac.uk/science/projects/ns3d/
Please read our job description for full job details.
For further information and to apply online please go to: www.sams.ac.uk and click on vacancies Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, PDRA Marine Growth, Job Ref D04/20.TW, Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of applications is 30th September 2020
Interviews will be held in October 2020