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Job Title:   RSMAS - Assistant Scientist - CIMAS
Pay Grade:   r7
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
 
Position Number:   P100017219
Department / Hospital:   RSMAS - CIMAS -STA

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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in Physical oceanography and Climate Dynamics. The incumbent will work with scientist in the Physical Oceanography Division of the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and in direct collaboration with scientists at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) of the University of Miami.
 
The successful candidate will participate in cruises to carry out ocean observations and analyze ocean and atmospheric data to study ocean physical process, such as boundary currents, and the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) variability.  In addition, the successful candidate will investigate the role of ocean variability on extreme weather events and ecosystems.
 
The incumbent is expected to function as an independent scientist and will be responsible for all aspects of research activities. He or she will be responsible for organizing field activities, developing the necessary software for processing and analyzing scientific data, presenting findings at scientific meetings, publishing scientific results in peer-reviewed journals, and seeking funding through proposals.
 
Qualifications:
•Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography/Atmospheric Science or a related field. 
•The incumbent must also have two or more years of Post-Doctoral research work, hydrographic data processing, and sea going experience; and demonstrated ability on authorship of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, technical and agency reports, or patent preparation. 
•Demonstrated ability to obtain funding through proposals is also desired. 
•Highly desirable qualifications include knowledge of Unix and Fortran, strong background in analysis of ocean and atmosphere datasets, and excellent communication skills.
 
Apply online at www.miami.edu/careers.  Position #: P100017219.
 
Application should include curriculum vitae, a covering letter stating research interest, experience and contact information for three professional references. 
 
Selection process will start from September, 2016. The position will be kept open until filled. 
 
The starting date of the position is expected in November 2016 but negotiable. Salaries will commensurate with experience.
 
Please visit NOAA/AOML Physical Oceanography Division homepage for further information:
 
http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/index.php





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