Remote Sensing Scientist – Oceanography (Copernicus)

Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
Competitive with great benefits
February 20 2018
(VN18 12)
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Staff Scientist

Use your Remote Sensing expertise to identify new and innovative marine products from our Copernicus missions

To learn more and apply online, please visit - reference VN18 12.

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 a Remote Sensing Scientist to acquire and maintain an in depth understanding of the capabilities of the Copernicus instruments for marine applications.

This is an opportunity to contribute to the scientific development of our marine applications and services. If you have proven experience in remote sensing or processing of data from space-borne instruments, join our team and help us develop our ideas and innovations.  We want you to lead our scientific improvements in this area. There is scope in this role to support prototype and operational advances which will enhance the products offered by EUMETSAT and its collaborators now, and in the future.

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 March and we expect to hold interviews in the w/c 23th April 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.