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Job Title:   Post Doctoral Associate, MAS
Pay Grade:   7
Pay Band Min / Max:   $37,190.00  -  $67,437.00
 
Position Number:   049638
Department / Hospital:   COOP INST FOR MARINE AND ATMOS STUDIES

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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami (UM) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position that involves the analysis of ocean observations in conjunction with fields from numerical models. The successful candidate will be responsible for estimating the heat and volume transport of the Meridional Overturning Circulation in the South Atlantic as a function of time and space, using both model fields and observations. He or she will also be responsible for analyzing and interpreting the results, for presenting findings at scientific meetings and for publishing the results in scientific journals.
 
The work will be done in close collaboration with scientists in the Physical Oceanography Division (PHOD) at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Atmospheric Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). The work will involve using and interpreting large data sets and numerical model output.
 
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography or in a related field. The successful candidate should have experience with one or more of the following: observational data analysis; use of numerical model output as a means for interpreting observation-based results, and descriptive oceanography. Strong communication and computer skills are required. Familiarity with the areas of research commensurate with the general activities at NOAA’s Physical Oceanography Division at AOML would be particularly valuable.
 
Applicants are encouraged to become familiar with the research activities in PHOD by visiting www.aoml.noaaa.gov/phod. A current resume, a statement of interests, and the names of 3 people who can provide letters of recommendation are required. Apply online at: www.miami.edu/careers, position# 049638.





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