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Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
Miami, Florida (US)
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Jul 6, 2022

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The Department of Ocean Sciences of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science has an exciting opportunity for a full time Post-Doctoral Associate in Physical Oceanography to work on the Meridional Overturning Circulation and Heatflux Array project (  MOCHA is a collaborative project, partnered with the Rapid UK Program ( and the NOAA AOML Western Boundary Time Series project, to measure the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC) and meridional heat transport (MHT) in the North Atlantic.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • studying the joint dynamics of the MHT and AMOC and their roles on interannual ocean heat content and regional and global climate processes
  • will perform analyses of Rapid-MOCHA data and other ancillary data sets and models
  • will participate in a research cruise planned in early 2023 and be involved in data collection activities related to the program
  • will participate in scientific discussions among the Rapid-MOCHA international team, 
  • present findings at scientific meetings 
  • publish results in scientific journals 

A Ph.D. in physical oceanography or relevant field is required.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, a cover letter stating research interests and experience, and the contact information for three professional references. The appointment will be initially for one year, renewable to one year depending on performance.  Applicants should apply directly to the University of Miami Career website at the following link:

 For further questions about the position, candidates may inquire directly to Prof. Shane Elipot ( and Prof. William Johns (


The University of Miami is one of the largest private research institutions in the southeastern United States. The University’s mission is to provide quality education, attract and retain outstanding students, support the faculty and their research, and build an endowment for University initiatives. Founded in the 1940’s, the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has grown into one of the world’s premier marine and atmospheric research institutions. Offering dynamic interdisciplinary academics, the Rosenstiel School is dedicated to helping communities to better understand the planet, participating in the establishment of environmental policies, and aiding in the improvement of society and quality of life. For more information, visit:
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