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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 www.publicjobs.ie

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: 

Researcher in climate monitoring indices & products

(Fixed term Contract) Changes in Ireland’s climate will impact significantly on society, the economy, and on the natural environment. High quality weather observations are fundamental to our understanding of the climate and are necessary to support climate change adaptation and achieve a climate resilient Ireland. The analysis of past climate data provides valuable information to enable decision makers to assess how the climate has changed, and how it is likely to change in the future. The successful candidate will carry out research on the variability of the Irish climate, focusing in particular on the development of a suite of climate monitoring products and climate change indicators to World Meteorological Organisation standards.  This research will produce a suite of products which will be made publicly available and will support decision makers in Irish climate sensitive sectors.  

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:

Postdoctoral Researcher – Production of National Standard Maps of Meteorological Parameters      

(Fixed term Contract) the primary requirement is to produce a suite of maps for use by Building Industry to ensure compliance with National and Eurocode standards. These maps relate to return periods of maximum and minimum temperatures, short duration high-intensity rainfall, driving rain and exposure to frost attack. The researcher will work with historical observational data sets, employing international best practice in production of the maps, which will include extreme value statistical analysis. The researcher will also develop future weather data sets for use in evaluating overheating risk from solar gain in buildings.

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