Masters Studentship in Coastal Software Development, University College Cork, Ireland

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Two-year stipend, €16K p.a. plus tuition fees

Contribution to overall research costs including research exchange programme

Location: Haulbowline Island, Cork, Ireland

University College Cork, Ireland wishes to recruit an additional member to the Marine Geomatics team to work on the EU ECOOP project to develop a data management system to deliver real time and near real time data and metadata.

The successful candidate will implement a framework for managing and providing access to harmonised, quality assured observational and satellite data and associated metadata sourced from regional oceanographic observation centres in Europe.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Graduated with 1st Class Honours in Computer Sciences or a related field,
  • Proficiency and excellence in programming languages such as Java, PHP, and C/C++
  • Excellent team working and oral and written communication skills.

    Other beneficial qualities include:

  • Knowledge of OGC and metadata standards, OpenDAP, Web development, HTML, an understanding of GIS / Web GIS, Open Source Software, XML, Unix/Linux,
  • Interest in using technology with the coastal/marine environment and knowledge of the coastal/marine domain,

    Additional opportunities include:

    - The potential to pursue a research masters degree (student fees covered).

    UCC is an equal opportunity employer.

    Closing date for applications is Monday June 25th.

    Please forward curriculum vitae, including a statement of research interests and experience as well as names and addresses of two referees, either electronically ( or by regular mail to: Gráinne Lynch
    Coastal & Marine Resources Centre,
    Naval Base, Haulbowline,
    County Cork,
    Phone: 00 353 21 470 31 00
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