EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency. Its role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provides data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
EUMETSAT is now inviting qualified candidates from its Member States to apply for the post of Chief Scientist.
The Chief Scientist provides high-level guidance and advice on all scientific aspects of the EUMETSAT strategy, focussing on international cooperation, the assessment of the impact of satellite data, peer reviews of EUMETSAT’s science and user consultation processes for the definition of future satellite systems. The Chief Scientist also manages the EUMETSAT research fellowship programme, participates in international scientific fora and supports scientific aspects of external communication.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).
Closing date: 25th May 220
Salary: 193,800 euros