Postdoc in Marine Boundary Layer Turbulence, New Bedford, MA, USA

Agency
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Location
New Bedford, MA, USA
Job Category
Post Doctoral Appointments
Salary
$55,000-$60,000 / yr
Last Date to Apply
06/30/2022
Website
http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/509718/postdoctoral-fellow
Description
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Postdoctoral Investigator School for Marine Science and Technology The School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a postdoctoral investigator to work on problems relating to the effects of turbulence, aerosols, and other atmospheric parameters on optical transmission in the marine atmospheric boundary layer. Specific project areas include field observations from fixed, autonomous and shipboard platforms, and state-of-the-art numerical modeling of how fluctuating properties of the marine boundary layer affect optical transmission. Work will include collecting and interpreting field observations using theory and numerical results; analyzing and synthesizing data from such studies; working with researchers from collaborating institutions; and disseminating results through workshops, conference presentations, and peer reviewed publications. Initial appointment will be for up to 12 months. Renewals will be contingent on performance and availability of funding. A Ph.D. in physical oceanography or meteorology, or closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of basic principles of air-sea interaction, with significant education/experience in boundary layer physics and/or turbulence. Additional experience in numerical modeling and data analysis preferred, including familiarity with Matlab computing software and programming languages such as Fortran, Python, C++, R, etc. Applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational ability, and a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications commensurate with experience. ABD's may be considered, however, the degree would need to be completed/confirmed by 6/30/2022. Interested applicants that meet the requirements are encouraged to review the SMAST Code of Conduct and Diversity Statement (https://www.umassd.edu/media/umassdartmouth/smast/lab-pdf-files/SMAST-Code-of-Conduct-and-Diversity-Statement.pdf). To apply please submit a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references at: http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/509718/postdoctoral-fellow. Review of applications is ongoing. For more information please contact: Dr. Miles A. Sundermeyer EMail: msundermeyer@umassd.edu Subject: Postdoc in Marine Wave Boundary Layer Turbulence UMass Dartmouth… Future Ready! UMass Dartmouth distinguishes itself as a vibrant, public research university dedicated to engaged learning and innovative research resulting in personal and lifelong student success. UMass Dartmouth values excellence, diversity, transparency, student-centeredness, accountability, innovation, engagement, collaboration, collegiality and safety. UMass Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit-based factors. Effective September 27, 2021, UMass Dartmouth requires that all members of the campus community are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and provide proof of vaccination. UMass Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees.
Qualifications
A Ph.D. in physical oceanography or meteorology, or closely related field is required. The ideal candidate will have a firm understanding of basic principles of air-sea interaction, with significant education/experience in boundary layer physics and/or turbulence. Additional experience in numerical modeling and data analysis preferred, including familiarity with Matlab computing software and programming languages such as Fortran, Python, C++, R, etc. Applicants are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills and organizational ability, and a demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed publications commensurate with experience. ABD's may be considered, however, the degree would need to be completed/confirmed by 6/30/2022.
Contact Person
Dr. Miles A. Sundermeyer
Contact Phone
508-999-8892
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