Post-Doctoral Associate Position

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is seeking applications for a Post-Doctoral Associate. Candidates must a PhD in physical oceanography or related discipline. Experience in collection and analysis of observed datasets is desirable. The successful candidate will study in situ volume, heat, and salt transports in the context of other measurements and models, and will participate in a scientific cruise off South Africa. This project is part of a US-South African collaboration to develop sustained observations of the Agulhas Current as part of the Global Ocean Observing System. This position is available for two years beginning around March 2018, the second-year subject to renewal upon performance.

Applicants should apply online at Position #P100037379 and submit a brief research statement, a CV, and the contact information for two referees to Prof. Lisa Beal ( Applications will be considered and interviews scheduled in May-June 2018.

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.

posted: 11 May 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.