Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-PDLOZIER [#11460, PD-Lozier]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Oceanography
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/07/18, finished 2019/04/19, listed until 2019/01/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Postdoctoral Researcher 

A two-year postdoctoral position in physical oceanography is available at the Earth and Ocean Sciences Division in the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. The postdoctoral researcher, under the supervision of Susan Lozier, is expected to work on projects related to the Overturning in the Subpolar North Atlantic Program (OSNAP; www.o-snap.org).  Example projects include: 1) a study of the mechanisms responsible for variability in the volume, heat and freshwater fluxes across the OSNAP line, 2) an investigation of the linkages between the transport and properties of the overflow waters across the Greenland-Scotland Ridge and the variability of these overflow waters in the subpolar gyre, and 3) the impact of OSNAP dynamics on the downstream variability in the North Atlantic basin.  Postdoctoral researchers are also expected to work with the PI to develop new research projects.

The initial term of the appointment will be 12 months, with the possibility of extension based on performance.

Start date: On or about November 1, 2018.

Salary: Commensurate with the individual’s experience.

To apply: Interested individuals should submit a CV, a one-page statement of research interest, and the names and contact information of at least 3 references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Questions should be emailed to susan.lozier@duke.edu.

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Further Info:
Box 90328
Environment Hall
Durham, NC 27708

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