Coastal Ocean Modeler
Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, Florida


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With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is seeking a Coastal Ocean Modeler - Fort Pierce, FL.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of coupled physical-biogeochemical models for studying harmful algal blooms, water quality, and/or carbon cycle in various freshwater lakes, estuarine and coastal regions.
  • Perform numerical simulations, analysis of the model results, and data analysis, and prepares scientific reports, presentations and/or publications.
  • Coordinate research activities between related projects and within the team and collaborators.
Minimum Qualifications:Master's degree from an accredited institution in Marine Science, Oceanography, or related area and one year of appropriate experience is required.

PhD degree is preferred.

One year of actual ocean modeling related experience is highly preferred.

Significant knowledge of at least one of the generic coastal ocean models (e.g., POM, ECOM-si, ROMS, FVCOM).

Strong programming and mathematical skills are desired; familiar with high performance computing (HPC) environment and significant knowledge of Fortran, Matlab, and/or Python is required.

Significant knowledge of physical oceanography, marine chemistry, and/or marine biology.Salary:$48,000 - $54,000 per yearCollege or Department:Harbor Branch Oceanographic InstituteLocation:Harbor Branch (HBOI)Work Days and Hours:Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Application Deadline: 2022-08-08-07:00Special Instructions to Applicant: This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents will result to disqualification.

This position is funded with recurring grant funds with an expiration date on March 4, 2024. Renewal of funding is anticipated; however, not guaranteed.

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.



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