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PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:46 am 

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Location: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Salary range: R$ 70,000 - R$ 80,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Full time, fixed term: up to 3 years

Closing Date: January 31th, 2012

Starting Date: March, 2012 (negotiable)

The Oceanographic Modeling and Observation Network (REMO) is a national initiative in operational oceanography
established in 2008. In 2011, REMO became part of the GODAE Oceanview, a selected group of worldwide ocean
forecasting systems. Our goal is to undertake research and technological development in physical oceanography
and operational oceanography with focus on the South Atlantic Ocean and regions along the Brazilian coast using
assimilative models and observational data.

Candidates must address the criteria outlined below:


- A PhD in physical oceanography or related areas and a strong background in geophysical fluid dynamics and
computer science.
- Experience with high-resolution numerical ocean models.
- Knowledge of programming languages (FORTRAN and/or C).
- Skill in analyzing numerical model outputs and verification statistics.


- Experience with the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS), preferably in clusters.
- Ability to process very large datasets in a variety of formats.
- Knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl and/or Python and graphical display programs such as Matlab
and Python.

Candidates should have oral and written proficiency in English and a strong desire to disseminate the results in
conference talks and journal articles. Please, submit an application dossier until January 31th, 2012 consisting
of a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and three referees to Assoc. Prof. Mauro Cirano (mcirano@ufba.br).

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