Job Alert: Physical Oceanographer at RBR (Canada)

Does an opportunity to apply your technical skills within a diverse research and development team interest you?

As a Physical Oceanographer at RBR, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic group of R&D experts in the areas of firmware, electronics, mechanical, software, systems and sensor engineering along with other oceanographers. The Physical Oceanographer will have the ability to work independently, take responsibility, pursue their own research, and make a valued contribution to the design of next generation CTDs, bottom pressure recorders, optical sensors, and other instruments. You will have a PhD in Physics or Physical Oceanography, and a track record that demonstrates ingenuity, perseverance, rigor, and flexibility. As part of small team of technical experts, you must be dedicated, an effective communicator, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

RBR provide a balanced work environment complete with a competitive compensation package including bonus and benefits. Take a look at the required key responsibilities and qualifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and characterisation of CTDs for thermal inertia, varying time constants, and other effects
  • Suggest improvements for instrument design
  • Become the go-to person for Ruskin and RSKtools expert usage
  • Use numerical/computer modelling to simulate ocean phenomena
  • Record, analyze and interpret data obtained from samples
  • Use numerical/statistical modelling to make predictions about trends
  • Keep up to date with scientific and research developments
  • Write research papers, reports and review

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors degree in Oceanography
  • Oceanographic or scientific/technical background, with broad deployment experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Data analysis expertise, particularly for CTD processing (Matlab, R, python)
  • Extensive customer-facing experience
  • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis (scientific meetings, trade shows, customer site visits) primarily within North America
  • For more information about the job or information about how to apply, click here.

    Source: RBR

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