RSMAS - Postdoctoral Associate - CIMAS
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-17
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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami (UM) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position that involves the analysis of Argo observations for studying water properties and ocean circulation as a function of time and space. The successful candidate can include observations from other sources as well as output fields from numerical models to supplement the Argo observations. He or she will also be responsible for processing data, analyzing and interpreting the results, presenting findings at scientific meetings and publishing the results in scientific journals.
The work will be done in close collaboration with scientists in the Physical Oceanography Division at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Atmospheric Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). The work will involve using and interpreting large data sets and numerical model output.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography or in a related field. The successful candidate should have experience with one or more of the following: observational data analysis; use of numerical model output as a means for interpreting observation-based results, and descriptive oceanography. Strong communication and computer skills are required. Familiarity with the areas of research commensurate with the general activities at NOAA’s Physical Oceanography Division at AOML would be particularly valuable.
Applicants are encouraged to contact the principal investigators of the funded project. Further information about NOAA/AOML research activities can be found at http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod. Apply online at www.miami.edu/careers. A current resume, a statement of interests, and the names of 3 people who can provide letters of recommendation are required. Apply online at: www.miami.edu/careers.
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