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Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Miami, Department of Ocean Sciences
Miami, Florida (US)
Closing date
Apr 5, 2024

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Ocean Science
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Education Level
Job Type
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
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Non-Government Organization/Non-Profit

The Ocean Science Department at the Rosenstiel School  of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science at the University of Miami has an exciting full time opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Associate.  This is a two-year Post Doctorial Associate position on NSF project QUICCHE.  The success candidate will be joining an international team (US-UK-Sweden-South Africa) of scientists exploring Agulhas leakage and its variability. The will be leading the processing and analysis of SWOT and altimetric sea surface height data and interpreting these data alongside in situ observations from moorings, floats, drifters and WireFlyer sections, to better understand stirring and mixing of Indian Ocean and Atlantic waters in the Cape Basin with a focus on sub-mesoscale dynamics.  Opportunity to join research cruises. Experience in satellite data processing and advanced analytical methods is desirable.

Education: A recent PhD in physical oceanography or related field. 

Experience: Proven ability to formulate scientific hypotheses, conduct rigorous analyses, and clearly communicate scientific results and conclusions in peer-reviewed publications. 

Skills and Attitudes: Persistent, resourceful, precise, respectful, open and inclusive.

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