Training Officer (Atmospheric Composition Applications)

Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hessen (DE)
Competitive salary and great benefits. Relocation assistance available.
March 26 2018
VN18 22
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Senior Scientist

If you understand and can clearly explain how atmospheric composition products are used in science-based operational applications, then help us widen our user base and educate others through a programme of online and classroom training.

To learn more and apply online, please visit - reference VN18 22.

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere, ocean and land surfaces from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change.  Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties.   

We are recruiting for a training officer with a good knowledge of remote sensing applications and how atmospheric composition products derived from satellite data are used in science-based operational applications.

Our plan is to focus our training activity on the needs of our user community, ensuring that we support changes in how our products are used in science-based operational activities.  You will build relationships with key stakeholders and partners to establish their needs and then identify methodologies to provide thematic leadership on potential application areas.  You will build and develop global networks, leveraging our relationships with users helping to expand their knowledge and understanding of atmospheric composition products and their real-life applications.

You will apply your expertise in remote sensing to prepare our users for current and future satellite systems.  This is a fantastic opportunity to influence our scientific training programme and become involved in international projects, ensuring our users improve their capacity and capability to exploit our data and develop a deeper understanding of the world’s climate.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment. You must be proficient in speaking and writing English; a working knowledge of French would be useful.

The closing date is 21st April and we expect to hold a selection day in the w/c 21st May 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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