Honolulu, Hawaii
Nov 09, 2018
Dec 09, 2018
Ocean Science
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Joint Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), Joint Institute for Marine & Atmospheric Research (JIMAR), located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 

MONTHLY SALARY: Salary commensurate with qualifications.  

DUTIES:  Performs research on the dynamics and statistics of sea level and/or total water level variability as part of the University of Hawai‘i Sea Level Center (UHSLC) project.  Authors peer-reviewed journal articles and presents results at scientific meetings.  The expertise and interests of the successful candidate will govern specific research topics, but desired areas of focus include the dynamics and predictability of inter-annual to decadal regional sea level change, the impact of waves and nearshore dynamics on coastal water level, and the impact of sea level rise on the statistics of sea level and total water level extremes. 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  PhD from an accredited college or university in Physical Oceanography, Meteorology, Geophysics or a related field of study.  EXPERIENCE:  Up to three (0-3) years of experience with statistical analysis of geophysical datasets.  Experience working with general circulation or coastal ocean models.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Extensive knowledge of Matlab or Python for data analysis. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures.  Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).  

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Previous authorship of publications in a related field of study.  Knowledge of physical oceanography and numerical methods.  Data management skills. 

INQUIRIES:  Nicole Wakazuru-Yoza 956-5018 (Oahu). 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. 

CLOSING DATE:  December 10, 2018. 

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

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