GeoHab Careers

About GEOHAB Careers

The GEOHAB Careers web page is designed to bring together habitat mapping practitioners – industry, academia, government, and students – to share information about employment opportunities, postdoctoral positions and research opportunities that may be of interest.

Current Opportunities

  • – University College Cork, Ireland
    – Post-doctoral Researcher (1 year plus): salary from €42,031 up to €48,427 depending on experience
    – UCC Marine Geosciences Research Group, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences
    – 12 noon on Friday, 24th May, 2024
    – We seek a Postdoctoral Research Assistant to join the UCC Marine Geosciences Research Group ( to finalise the NOMANS_TIF project outcomes. NOMANS_TIF has developed and applied semi-automated tools to delineate seabed geomorphological features culminating in the release the first, high-resolution, 110,000 km2 geomorphological map of most of the Irish continental shelf: Shelf Seabed Geomorphology Map (ISSGM v2023). To complete the project, we are seeking an experienced postdoctoral researcher to address either, or all, of the following tasks: (1) To apply deep-learning (fully-convolutional neural networks) to further refine existing codes for morphological analysis and classification, (2) To develop finer scale geomorphological studies of key areas from extant seismic and seabed mapping data, and/or (3) To assist in the editing of a book- format Geomorphological Atlas of the Irish Shelf. The successful candidate will be a staff member in the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences at University College Cork, starting as soon as possible, with a salary from €42,031 up to €48,427 depending on experience. *Duration of appointment will depend on salary allocation (minimum 1 year).
    – The candidate should have a PhD in computer science, marine geology or relevant discipline as well as advanced experience in GIS (essential). In addition, the candidate must have (essential) experience in: (1) machine learning (fully-convolutional neural networks) applied to remotely sensed data, and either/or (2) shallow seismic data analysis and marine geomorphology/geology. The candidate must have strong written English skills (essential).
    – Appropriate research experience.  Appropriate technical competence and accomplishment.  A capability of working within a project team to achieve results.  Good communication, organisation and interpersonal skills.  A commitment to gaining practical experience working on a research project.  Ability to work well within a team.
    – Professor Andy Wheeler
    – Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (, Reference Number 076791. Closing date for application is 12 noon on Friday, 24th May, 2024.

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