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The Department’s staff are generally recruited by the Public Appointments Service.

Details about open recruitment can be obtained by contacting them at Public Appointment Service, Chapter House, 26-30 Middle Abbey Street Upper, Dublin 1 or via their website

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Met Éireann

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (Met Éireann) is seeking expressions of interests in a research fellowship, which will commence as soon as possible. Following is the job descriptions:

WINDSURFER Postdoctoral Researcher (Fixed term 18-month Contract) the primary role of the WINDSURFER Postdoctoral Researcher will be to work on the ERA4CS project entitled WINDSURFER “WIND and wave Scenarios, Uncertainty and climate Risk assessments for Forestry, Energy and Reinsurance” and to conduct the tasks assigned by the project coordinator, including developing a historical European windstorm database and new methods to model extreme winds at very high resolutions. The ERA-NET “European Research Area for Climate Services” (ERA4CS) is a network of 45 partner organisations: 15 public Research Funding Organisations (RFOs) and 30 Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) from 18 European countries and is designed to boost the development of efficient Climate Services in Europe. WINDSURFER, which started at the end of 2017, is a 3-year project bringing together eight leading research institutions across Europe, including Met Éireann, to co-develop new methods, tools and assessments of extreme wind and wave risk with a focus on the Insurance, Forestry and Energy sectors.

Employing Department/Authority
Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (Met Éireann).

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (Met Éireann) is recruiting for this position under its Recruitment Licence issued by the Commission for Public Service Appointments (CPSA) and in accordance with the CPSA’s Code of Practice.

Employing Department/Authority Website

Met Éireann HQ, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th March 2019 at 2pm.

Further Information
More details at:

Applicants should submit completed application forms to
Please note: only applications submitted on the official application form will be considered.

Advertising Date

Closing Date for Applications
08/03/2019 at 2pm