Post-doc position – Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Wave mean flow interactions

Description: Conduct analysis of an observational dataset from oceanographic moorings to resolve seasonal evolution of energy exchanges of near-inertial waves and mean flows in a highly dynamic environment. Analysis will involve some data quality control, and numerical model analysis depending on the candidate’s experience, interest and qualifications. Contact Amy Waterhouse or Gunnar Voet for further information.

Qualifications: Applicants should have 0-2 years of Postdoctoral experience, or be nearing completion of their Ph.D. (estimated within 3 months), and be self-motivated and hard-working. Good written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce scientific publications and presentations and meet project milestones are required. Strong analytical background with a Ph.D. in physical oceanography or a related field. Programming experience working in scripting languages such as Python, R, or Matlab is highly desired. Experience with observational datasets is desired but not required.

Appointment Length/Period: Initial appointment is for two years. Desired start date is April 1, 2023, or by mutual agreement.

Application Procedure: Please contact Amy Waterhouse or Gunnar Voet via email with a CV including a list of any publications, a personal statement of the candidate’s experience and career goals, and the names and email contact information for three referees.

The University of California, San Diego is an AA/EOE.

Position open until filled, with preference to applications received by March 1, 2023.

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