Job Title:   Asst. Scientist, MAS
Pay Grade:   9
Pay Band Min / Max:   $49,778.00  -  $88,253.00
Position Number:   046317

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

The Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami, invites applicants for an Assistant Scientist position. The position requires a specific skill set in acquiring oceanic and atmospheric data in from expendable profilers deployed from research aircraft, processing and analyzing these measurements, and working with numerical models to improve our understanding of complex oceanic mesoscale processes. Of particular note the candidate must have experience working with the Hybrid Community Ocean Model (HYCOM) (and its predecessor MICOM) applied to the Gulf of Mexico’s Loop Current and eddy field. The position requires analysis and modeling of profiler data from the NOAA Research Flights over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill from May through July (2010) and recent hurricanes such as Earl (2010) and Isaac (2012). In addition, the position requires that the candidate have a record of communication skills in presenting results at national/international meetings, eventually publishing these results in top-tier oceanographic and atmospheric journals. The position will requires working with the supervisor in assisting in the development (and writing) of grant proposals to various agencies.

Applicants should hold a Doctorate degree in Meteorology, Oceanography or related field. This position requires a minimum of one year of experience at the post-doctoral level. In addition, the candidate will be expected to pass survival flight training administered through the Federal Aviation Administration and NOAA to participate in hurricane research flights. A key element is that the candidate must work effectively with NOAA colleagues at the Hurricane Research Division at the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratories on Virginia Key, National Center for Environmental Prediction, and the Aircraft Operations Center at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. The candidate must work well with students, postdoctoral fellows and scientists at RSMAS and elsewhere. The position is subject to the availability of funding.

Applicants should send a letter stating their interest and background including a complete resume and names and addresses of at least three references to Prof. Lynn Shay, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Division of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149-1098, USA, or via e-mail to The University of Miami is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Position# 046317

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/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.

Tell a Friend Search Again Save to Job Cart View Job Cart Apply Online

University of Miami Job Agent

If you do not find a position that matches your experience, please fill out our Job Agent profile. If we post a position matching your skills you can be notified immediately via email. Click here to register. If you have already registered, please log in below.
Job Agent Login

Lost Password?

Edit Your Online Application   Living in South Florida
The University of Miami is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.