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Higher Scientific Officer - Air Pollution

Posted 29/03/2024

£32880 - £34011 per annum + Excellent AL allowance, Hybrid working



Public Sector

Job Description

MCS Group are delighted to be partnering with a large Public Sector organisation in their search for a Higher Scientific Officer in the field of air pollution modelling on a contract basis initially.

The Role:

  • Work with emissions (largely ammonia) and atmospheric data, gathered over 3 years of fieldwork, and to model this data using WindTrax modelling software packages.
  • Duties also include organising equipment for and working in the field and/or laboratory as part of a team to obtain further data for modelling.
  • The role may also require contributing to data analysis, reporting, subsequent results publication in high impact-factor journals and the presentation of results to government, industry, and other stakeholders.
  • The successful HSO will report to the SSO/PSO leading the project.
  • Participate in work in a field and/or laboratory environment.

The Person:

  • Level 5 (Foundation Degree) or equivalent in environmental science, chemistry, physics, physical geography, or another relevant scientific discipline. AND 1 years' experience in relevant field


  • Level 4 or equivalent (HNC) AND 2 years' experience in relevant field.

The Rewards:

This is a fantastic opportunity to widen your experience with longer term potential for progression! You will receive the following:

  • £32,880 per annum
  • Continuous personal development plan
  • You will be joining a fast paced, growing organisation at an exciting time for progression

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up-to-date CV via the link provided or contact Adam Stinson, Manager Public Sector Contracts at MCS Group 028 96935504.

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