Post-Doctoral Associate – University of Miami

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The Department of Ocean Sciences of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Physical Oceanography. We seek a postdoctoral associate to join our group to work on the Meridional Overturning Circulation and Heatflux Array project ( MOCHA is a collaborative project, partnered with the Rapid UK Program ( and the NOAA AOML Western Boundary Time Series project, to measure the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) and meridional heat transport (MHT) in the North Atlantic. As the Rapid-MOCHA array is approaching its 20th anniversary, we are seeking a researcher especially interested in studying the joint dynamics of the MHT and AMOC and their roles on interannual ocean heat content and regional and global climate processes. The primary tools to achieve this goal will be analyses of Rapid-MOCHA data and other ancillary data sets and models. The incumbent will also participate in a research cruise planned in early 2023 and be involved in data collection activities related to the program.

The successful candidate will participate in scientific discussions among the Rapid-MOCHA international team, present findings at scientific meetings, and publish results in scientific journals.  Applications are now being accepted and the position is expected to be filled as soon as possible. For further questions about the position, candidates may inquire directly to Prof. Shane Elipot ( and Prof. William Johns (


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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 one year depending on performance.

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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