Postdoctoral Assistant Research Scientist Position in Coastal Oceanography

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) Horn Point Laboratory (HPL) is seeking one post-doctoral Assistant Research Scientist to work on NOAA-funded projects in the area of estuarine/coastal oceanography. The position will involve the development and applications of coupled hydrodynamic-biogeochemical models, and the analysis of observational data. Research topics include harmful algal blooms and ocean acidification in estuarine waters, and the impacts of climate variability and change on Chesapeake Bay. A Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography or a related field is required. Experience in numerical modeling is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The appointees are eligible to receive the full university benefits, including the medical, prescription and dental plans as well as the state retirement and pension plan. Positions begin in May, 2018. The initial appointment is for 1-year, with re-appointments of up to 2 subsequent years possible, contingent on satisfactory performance and funding.

Applications should be submitted by 1 November, 2017, and include CV, copies of publications, statement of research interests, one-page summary of Ph.D. thesis, names/addresses of four references, and immigration status of non U.S. citizens.

For further information contact Ming Li at Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.

UMCES is an AA/EOE institution. Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women, and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Horn Point Laboratory
Wednesday, September 13, 2017