[Met-jobs] Postdoc position in Ocean Modeling and Physical Oceanography at KAUST
Could you please post the following postdoc position.
Many thanks in advance,
Postdoc in Ocean Modeling and Physical Oceanography at KAUST
are sought for a postdoctoral position in ocean modeling at King
Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). KAUST is a
graduate research university located at the Red Sea coast 80 km north of
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. KAUST employees and students from around the
world enjoy western style living campus (http://kaust.edu.sa).
successful applicant will join an established research group at KAUST
working on modeling and studying the Saudi Seas, and developing data
assimilation systems for analyzes and prediction of their circulation.
The group is mainly using the MIT general circulation model (but other
OGCMs could be considered as well) on the KAUST BlueGene supercomputer.
The group is collaborating with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
(WHOI), Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas -
Austin, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The postdoc is expected
to spend several weeks per year at one these institutions. The primary
responsibilities will involve configuring and running a general
circulation ocean model and analyzing their outputs to study the
physical oceanography of the region.
applicants should possess a Ph.D. in physical oceanography (or any
related field) with experience in configuring and running large scales
general circulation ocean models on supercomputers. Familiarity with
scientific programming in Fortran, and other languages/softwares like
Matlab is a must. Candidates with good publishing record will be given
The compensation package
includes a competitive tax-free salary; free fully furnished housing;
health care (medical and dental); 4 weeks annual vacation, free
international schools, and family annual travel allowance . To apply,
please send a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest with the names
and contact information of at least two references to Dr. Ibrahim
Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences and EngineeringAssistant Professor, Applied Mathematics & Computational Science
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