Post/s of Full-Time Research Support Officer III - Department of Geosciences via EURAXESS

University of Malta

Msida, Malta 🇲🇹

Job Information

Organisation/Company: University of Malta

Department: Office for Human Resources Management & Development

Research Field: Geosciences » Geology, Geosciences

Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)

Country: Malta

Application Deadline: 25/01/2023 – 23:59 (Europe/Malta)

Type of Contract: Temporary

Job Status: Full-time

Hours Per Week: 40

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?: HE

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?: No

Offer Description


Post/s of Full-Time Research Support Officer III

Project – “AquaINFRA”

Funded by Horizon Europe

And any other projects undertaken by the Department of Geosciences

Applications are invited for a Research Support Officer to carry out duties in relation to the AquaINFRA project funded by Horizon Europe and in which the University of Malta is a collaborator. The Research Support Officer may also be required to work on other projects undertaken by the Department of Geosciences.

Applicants should be in possession of a PhD in the area of hydrogeology or geology, and be experienced in groundwater modelling. Skills in parallelised finite element modelling will be considered an asset.  The applicants should have experience in communicating science via publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presentations at international conferences. They should be self-motivated and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. The applicants must be able to organise and prioritise tasks within the project timeline so as to meet interim deadlines. They must also possess good written communication and academic writing skills.

The University of Malta is an Equal Opportunity employer.

The selected candidate must be living in Malta for the period of employment.

The full-time post is for a period of 24 months. 

The remuneration will depend on the years of research experience of the successful candidate.   Candidates who already hold a Research Support Officer post at the University of Malta will start at their current salary rate in accordance with the salary structure for Research Support Officers.  The remuneration per annum for the post starts at €31,200 up to €33,280.

Candidates must upload their covering letter, curriculum vitae, and certificates (certificates should be submitted in English) and contact details of at least two referees through this form by not later than Wednesday, 25th January 2023. 

Late applications will not be considered.

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