Postdoctoral Researcher in Physical Oceanography
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
A postdoctoral position in physical oceanography is available at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) of the University of California San Diego. The postdoctoral researcher will investigate the ocean circulation in the Irminger Sea and along Greenland’s coastal margins, as well as linkages to Greenland’s glacial fjords, as part of the Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Project (OSNAP) and other funded projects. The postdoc is expected to work with a variety of data (moored, vessel-based, and remotely-sensed) and to work closely with Prof. F. Straneo and her team. Engagement in the planning and execution of fieldwork, and in the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, is also expected.
The initial term of the appointment will be 24 months, with the possibility of extension. Preferred start date May-June 2023, but this is negotiable.
Job Responsibility: The individual will be expected to conduct independent, high-quality research in physical oceanography; publish papers; and present work at national and international conferences. The postdoctoral researcher will also work collaboratively with oceanographers at partner institutions both within and outside of the US.
Qualifications: A PhD in physical oceanography or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Experience in collecting and analyzing physical oceanographic data (including programming in Matlab or Python) is highly desirable but not indispensable. Strong oral and written communication skills are expected.
Salary: Commensurate with the individual's experience and education.
Employment: The University of California, San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/).
Application Procedure/To apply: Interested individuals should send a CV, a two page statement of research interest that also summarizes past research, and the names and contact information of 3 references to email@example.com.
Position will remain open until filled but applications received by March 31, 2023 will receive precedence.