Marine Scientist

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Marine Scientist

Are you excited to make blue carbon assessment scalable underwater and, thus, restoration of the seafloor more attractive?


Then this is for you!

Part-time · Bremen / Remote Possible

Our technology

We are combining underwater hyperspectral imaging and AI-based automated data processing to map the seafloor quicker, more efficiently and in greater detail. By ground-truthing aerial and satellite imagery, we help to unlock blue nature-based solutions around the globe and contribute to revealing the seafloor’s true economic and ecological value.

Our team

Over the past couple of years, our engineering team has steadily grown to 10+ people. Since we do both hardware and software, we have a wide range of specialities for a relatively small team ranging from mechanical design to electronics and software.

What you'll be doing

You will be part of the Data Science Team, and work with our scientists and engineers, your task is to further planblue’s methodology on how we estimate carbon stock in seagrass meadows, using our unique seafloor monitoring solution. You’ll be responsible for finalising the methodology to be submitted to an open access, peer-reviewed journal, and you’ll process any review requests. As you’ll be working together with both scientists and engineers, collaboration, communication, and coordination are a big part of success in your role.

  • Coordinate and write the technical paper on our methodology.

  • Directly communicate with the scientific journal as part of the publication process.

  • Evaluate the thoroughness of our methodology and provide your insights to improve it where needed.

What we hope you bring

  • A proven track record with at least 10 published scientific papers

  • Expert in seagrass physiology, sediment interactions or carbon cycling

  • Working experience in seagrass conservation or restoration projects

  • A PhD in Marine Science or a related field

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially in English

    Bonus points if you have

    • Experience working in a start-up environment
    • Experience in using GIS programs, such as ArcGIS and QGIS
    • Experience with programming languages, such as Python
    • Experience in habitat mapping

    What we offer

    • A salary between € 45k and € 55k (based on a full-time position)

    • 28 days of annual leave (based on a full-time position)

    • A bright office next to a park with free organic coffee, drinks & fruits

    • Free diving courses!

    • Access to multiple fitness, yoga and other sports studios (Hansefit)

    • Play a pivotal role in building our mission-driven company from the ground up

    • Be part of an international & entrepreneurial group of people who emphasize diversity & collaboration

    • Opportunity to learn & grow your skills and network through (personal) coaching and by attending workshops, conferences, international research projects.

    • Good balance between work & private life with flexible working and home office hours

    Are you excited?

    We totally understand that, so are we! By joining us you can play an active role in changing the way the world views the ocean. Enthusiastic by the idea that your work will directly impact our products? Then we’d love to hear from you!

    → Research shows that while men apply to jobs if they meet ~60% of criteria, women and those in traditionally underrepresented groups tend to apply only if they check all the boxes. So, if you think you have what it takes but don't meet every single point above, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit. 

    → We value the diversity of our colleagues. People with disabilities are currently underrepresented in our company. We want to change that. For this reason, we are part of the Inklupreneur project and strongly encourage people living with disabilities to apply. We have the facilities and flexibility. We will support you in the working environment.