Postdoctoral Research Position in Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography Division

Applications are being accepted for a postdoctoral research position in the Climate, Atmospheric Sciences and Physical Oceanography Division of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Research will focus on mesoscale advection and stirring in the mid-latitude western Pacific and the Southern Ocean. The project will use ocean general circulation models and will analyze model results in the context of in situ observations collected as part of the Kuroshio Extension System Study (KESS) and the Diapycnal and Isopycnal Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES) program.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physical oceanography, meteorology or a related field. Prior experience in numerical modeling and data analysis is desirable. The initial appointment will be for one year with a possibility of renewal. Questions about the position may be directed to Julie McClean (jmcclean@ucsd.edu) or Sarah Gille (sgille@ucsd.edu).

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC salary scales.

Applicants should send a statement of research interests, current curriculum vitae including a publication list and names of three references to:

Ms. Tomomi Ushii
Scripps Institution of Oceanography – 0230,
University of California-San Diego,
9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0230
Closing Date: February 15, 2012, or until filled.