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Photogrammetry Modeller - Environmental supporting commercial projects
SAMS | Oban, UK | Deadline: 6 Apr 2020

Fixed Term position - 2 years

Salary £23,754 - £31,866 per annum - starting salary will depend on experience.

The Ideal Candidate:

As a highly motivated self-starter with excellent communication and organisational skills, you will enjoy the challenge of working at the interface of scientific research and industrial challenges. You will be technically talented, with a willingness to embrace team working. You will be flexible and motivated to deliver to customer requirements. You will have an eye for detail and ability to work to tight deadlines.

The role:

You will provide the technical lead as part of a scientific team, with responsibility for the production of 3D models of offshore structures using photogrammetry. Using existing software (e.g. Agisoft metashape, Blender), you will be innovative and work towards optimising modelling capabilities. You will be expected to actively engage with novel methods of automated identification and assessment of marine growth. The role has scope to be involved with development of 3D modelling within SAMS.

Other duties include training, writing reports and documents and technical input to tenders and scientific publications. There may also be opportunities for field survey work.


You will have support from SAMS Science, Enterprise and ICT areas to assist you in meeting the requirements of the role. SAMS Enterprise unit provides excellent customer satisfaction. You will continue this ethos, ensuring you are able to meet customer needs to a high standard under the scope of SRSL's ISO9001 certified Quality Management System.

So, what do we offer in return?

Based on the beautiful west coast of Scotland, we offer a generous remuneration package including pension, holidays, career development, flexible working, free on-site parking as well as occupational health & wellbeing support. In addition, our employee benefits package includes purchase of additional holidays, discounted shopping vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

Interested? We would love to hear from you. If you have queries on the job, please email these through, in the first instance, to Mark Hart (

Please apply by CV and cover letter - your letter should outline your experience to date as well as what you can bring to the role. Full job details are available at

For more information on SAMS see the following links:

Further information is available online at Alternatively, please write to: Human Resources, Photogrammetry Modeller - Environmental (Job Ref. D25/19.MH), Scottish Association for Marine Science, Dunbeg, by Oban, Argyll, PA37 1QA or e-mail

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6th April 2020

Interviews will be held in May 2020