Postdoctoral Associate – RSMAS, CIMAS
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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Post-Doctoral researcher to work in Miami, Florida.
The position will be in support of the XBT (eXpendable BathyThermograph) project at AOML/NOAA, with a focus on the Atlantic Ocean.
Department Specific Functions
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Analyze observations from the XBTs and synthesize them with data from other observing platforms to detect upper ocean changes and investigate the underlying dynamics on seasonal to decadal time scales.
- Explore impacts of upper ocean changes on climate, weather, and coastal environment (sea level, ecosystem, etc.) using observations and outputs from numerical simulations.
- Present findings in scientific meetings and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
- Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physical oceanography or a related field, and a background in oceanographic research at the post-doctoral level.
- Necessary skills include experience with commonly used software and protocols in the oceanographic community including MatLab and/or Python.
- The incumbent must have a proven publication record, scientific writing skills, and the ability to work with in-situ ocean observations.
- The successful candidate must be able to work collaboratively within a diverse and dynamic team.
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