posdoc in Data Assimilation UNSW

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posdoc in Data Assimilation UNSW

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Applications are welcome for a fixed term (2.5 years) Postdoctoral Physical Oceanographer position in Hydrodynamic Data Assimilation. The position is based with the Coastal and Regional Oceanography group, within the School of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science, UNSW Australia (www.oceanography.unsw.edu.au). The objective of the project is to design and assess an optimized data assimilation system to improve state-estimation and prediction of ocean dynamics along Australia’s highly populated east coast. The research team will also work closely with industry partner MetOcean Solutions (NZ MetService Group) to develop operational (real-time) ocean data products for end users.

The minimum qualifications for a successful application must include:

- A PhD and documented research experience in physical oceanography or related field;

- Outstanding expertise with hydrodynamic models (preferably ROMS);

- Experience in Data Assimilation techniques;

- Excellent programming ability, including proficiency in Fortran, Matlab or Python, and NetCDF; and experience working in a Linux environment;

- Strong scientific writing skills in English, as evidenced by publications in internationally recognized, high ranking, peer-reviewed journals.

For further details and contact information please refer to the official ad:

http://external-careers.jobs.unsw.edu.a ... n-modeller

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