Research will involve studying physical-biological interactions using three-dimensional modeling of ocean dynamics and analysis of in situ data from autonomous platforms. The project will further understanding of the relationship between ocean physics and the biological pump. The postdoctoral investigator will study oceanic submesoscale processes and their implications for export of particulate organic matter as part of a NASA funded collaboration between Drs. A. Mahadevan (WHOI), D. Nicholson (WHOI), M. Omand (U.Rhode Island), A. Thompson (Caltech) and A. Martin (NOC Southampton). The postdoc will play a key role in the design and execution of research and the interpretation of scientific results, which will contribute to the EXPORTS campaign.
The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the postdoctoral investigator will have an opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.
Applications should include, as a single pdf file, a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, a curriculum vita, up to three relevant publications, and names and contact information for three references. Please ensure that you include the contact information for three references under the reference section of the application form. Applications are due by September 30, but will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. We welcome you to contact Amala Mahadevan and David Nicholson with any questions about the position. Please apply online (we expect this posting will be online after September 8).