Post-doctoral Associate Position – University of Miami

Post-doctoral Associate Position in Physical Oceanography (University of Miami, RSMAS)

The Department of Ocean Sciences at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has an exciting opportunity for a full time Post-Doctoral Associate in Physical Oceanography.  We seek a postdoctoral associate to join our group to work on observations collected as part of the Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program (OSNAP; 

The incumbent’s primary activities will involve:

  • analyzing of data from long term current meter moorings, hydrographic observations, and other ancillary data sets and models to investigate the mean state and variability of the upper and lower branches of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the subpolar North Atlantic
  • participating in research cruises and be involved in data collection activities related to the program
  • participating in scientific discussions among the OSNAP international team, present findings at scientific meetings, and publish results in scientific journals

A Ph.D. in physical oceanography or related field is required.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating research interests and experience, and the contact information for three professional references. The appointment will be initially for one year, renewable to two years depending on performance.

Applicants should submit their application materials here:

For further questions about the position, candidates may inquire directly to Prof. William Johns (

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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