Postdoctoral Research Associate – University of Colorado

Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

University of Colorado Boulder

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado is recruiting a postdoctal research associate, to conduct innovative research in the area of understanding variability of Indian Ocean upwelling, heat content and heat redistribution. The overall goal is to utilize the Jason-series mission data and the ~20-year multiple satellite altimeter data, other satellite data, in situ observations combined with model experiments and advanced statistic tools, to provide a thorough investigation on the roles played by climate modes in causing interannual variability and decadal change of the IO upwelling and heat redistribution.

The successful applicant will work with Dr. Weiqing Han in collaboration with scientists at NCAR (Jerry Meehl and Aixue Hu, collaborators). Applications should include Curriculum Vitae with a publication list, 3 names of references, and a cover letter that describes previous and current research activities and qualifications for the postdoc research advertised at the University of Colorado.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in ocean, atmospheric, climate sciences, or a related field. Statistical data analysis skills are required and modeling experience – particularly for running OGCM- is preferred. Initial appointment is for two years, with possible extension contingent upon performance and availability of funds. Inquiries may be directed to Weiqing Han (whan@colorado.edu). Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The position may start immediately (July 2017) or on a mutually agreeable date.

Applications for this position must be submitted through http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers, Find CU-Boulder Openings, Job Number: 10294. Applicants must complete the Faculty/Exempt Professional and EEO Data (application) form. University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce.

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