Postdoctoral Investigator - Regional Coupled Climate Modeling
Job Summary Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is hiring a postdoctoral investigator in regional coupled climate modeling for the Northeastern Pacific Ocean and the U.S. West Coast. The postdoc will work with Dr. Hyodae Seo on an NSF project to quantify the role of large-scale and fine-scale coupled ocean-atmosphere processes in shaping persistent anomalous ocean states ranging from meso-to-frontal scales of cool coastal upwelling to the regional-to-basin scales of the marine heatwaves of the "Blobs." The project will probe into how anomalous ocean states influence synoptic weather events (e.g., extratropical cyclones, atmospheric rivers, and atmospheric blocking) and how far inland the effects of anomalous ocean-atmosphere coupling penetrate. The research will use the SCOAR regional coupled model (https://hseo.whoi.edu/scoar-model), dynamically downscaling the outputs from the CESM Large Ensemble Community Project (https://www.cesm.ucar.edu/projects/community-projects/LENS2/).
The initial appointment will be for 1 year, with a possible second-year continuation contingent on progress and funding. Qualified applicants must submit the application forms online here. The documents should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information (only) of 3 references. Interested applicants should contact Dr. Hyodae Seo (email@example.com).
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