Postdoc in coupled physical-biogeochemical modeling, HBOI

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Postdoc in coupled physical-biogeochemical modeling, HBOI

#1 Post by MJiang » Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:26 pm

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) at Florida Atlantic University is seeking applicants for a two-year Postdoctoral appointment in the area of coupled physical-biogeochemical modeling in coastal and shelf oceans.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to define their own research topics/direction that fits into the HBOI strategic research plan ( The candidate should also be willing to work with a team of scientists with various research interests in a university culture that fosters innovation and collaboration within our institute, with colleagues at FAU and other collaborators.

The research interest can be either estuarine-coastal systems or shelf-regional scale processes including, but not limited to, eutrophication, harmful algal blooms, carbon cycle, and meso-scale processes. We are particularly interested in candidates who have strong mathematical skills and a strong interest in marine interdisciplinary research. Experiences with ocean numerical models are necessary. Experiences with field work, GIS, data assimilation, and/or terrestrial processes will be a plus.

Minimum Requirements
(1) A Ph.D. in an area applicable to marine science and oceanography
(2) Strong mathematical and numerical skills
(3) Experience with ocean numerical models
(4) A strong interest in marine interdisciplinary research such as water quality, ecosystem dynamics, and/or carbon cycle

For further inquiry about position #979800, please contact Dr. Mingshun Jiang at HBOI/FAU, phone: 772-242-2254, email:

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To Apply
All applicants must apply electronically to the posted position (reference applicable position number from above) on the Office of Human Resources' job website (, by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents. Applications will be accepted through 01/20/2014 or until the position is filled. See attached file for more details of application procedure.
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