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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.

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.—Postdoctoral-Associate—CIMAS_R100057396-1

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