The principal function of the postdoc is to contribute to developing a numerical modeling system for sub-seasonal to seasonal warning of red tide and hypoxia over the West Florida Shelf. The incumbent will conduct numerical model simulations using the Regional Ocean Model System (ROMS). The main motivation of the research project is to provide timely and accurate information to fishermen and coastal communities to minimize or mitigate economic impacts of red tides and hypoxia. The postdoc will be based at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) in Miami, Florida. She/he will be part of a multidisciplinary team, which includes researchers at Mississippi State University, NOAA-AOML, and NOAA-Southeast Fisheries Science Center.
Salary Grade: UC
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but are not limited to:
• Conduct numerical model experiments using the Regional Ocean Model System (ROMS)
• Analyze model outputs
• Present research results in scientific meeting and publishing in peer-reviewed journals
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related field, and experience in ocean modeling.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Expertise in ocean biogeochemical research.
Experience working with the Regional Ocean Model System (ROMS)
Knowledge in data science programming
Instructions for Applying:
Link to apply: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/
Applications must include curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing main research interest, and the contact information for three professional references.
Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.
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