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Yale University : Postdoctoral and Phd positions

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YALE UNIVERSITY : Postdoctoral Positions in Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Dynamics :

One or two postdoctoral positions in Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Dynamics will be available at Yale University, Department of Geology and Geophysics (http://people.earth.yale.edu/profile/alexey-fedorov/about). General fields of research include ocean and atmosphere circulation, ocean-atmosphere interactions, the role of ocean in climate, climate variability and change, paleoclimate.
Particular topics : El Niño and mean tropical climate in the past, present and future ; biases in climate GCMs ; stability, variability and predictability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC). The work will involve numerical modeling, analyses of observational and GCM data, and analytical approaches. A PhD in physical oceanography, atmospheric sciences or related disciplines is required. Experience with ocean or climate GCM is a big advantage. Funding is currently available for two to three years. Successful candidates can begin their program at Yale between April – September, 2016. The applicants should email his/her CV, a statement of research interests, one reprint or preprint, and the names of three referees to Professor Alexey Fedorov (Subject : postdoctoral search). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

YALE UNIVERSITY : Ph.D. Positions in Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Dynamics :

Several Ph.D. positions in Ocean, Atmosphere and Climate Dynamics are available at Yale University, Department of Geology and Geophysics. Particular fields of research include ocean and climate dynamics, physical oceanography, ocean-atmosphere interaction, atmospheric physics and dynamics, meteorology, geophysical fluid dynamics, ice physics, paleoclimate. The faculty and their students engage these topics using modern observational, experimental and modeling methodologies and the tools of physics, mathematics, and computer sciences. Interested students with backgrounds in atmospheric sciences, engineering, oceanography, physics, or mathematics are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is January 2, 2016. Successful candidates will begin their program at Yale at the end of August 2016.