Post Doctoral Associate - Atmospheric Science

University of Miami

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The Rosenstiel School Department of Atmospheric Science is recruiting a post-doctoral research associate to develop regional climate modelling tools for climate adaptation in the Southeast US.  The successful applicant will work with Rosenstiel climate modelling faculty (Kirtman, Clement, Soden), as well as an interdisciplinary team of faculty, local government, and community-based organizations to develop climate projection services through stakeholder guidance and foundational science. The team will conduct the research necessary to support reliable and scientifically robust climate projection services, ensuring approaches that are state-of-the art, thoroughly and transparently documented, and developed in close collaboration with stakeholders.

Desired qualifications include a Ph.D. in ocean or atmospheric science, experience with running regional climate or atmosphere models, particularly WRF, strong quantitative and programming skills , and strong oral and written communication skills. The salary will be competitive and commensurate with relevant experience. We particularly encourage applications from women, minorities, and other groups that are historically underrepresented in the geosciences. U.S. citizenship or residency is not required.

Interested applicants should send a CV with a cover letter, names of three references, and a one-page summary of recent work and interests. This appointment is for one year, and may be renewed for up to two years pending satisfactory performance and funding availability. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • develop regional modelling tools for climate adaptation
  • analyze observational data and climate model output
  • communicating findings in written and oral form


  • Ph.D. in ocean or atmospheric science
  • strong quantitative and programming skills
  • experience with running regional climate and atmosphere models
  • strong oral and written communication skills.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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