Position Announcements

Assistant Scientist

The Physical Oceanography Department invites applicants for a tenure track Assistant Scientist staff position with a focus on observational physical oceanography to continue the department's tradition of seagoing activities. This position is regular full-time and it is eligible for benefits.

Department scientists utilize observations, modeling, theory and laboratory experiments to elucidate ocean circulation dynamics and climate processes as well as address interdisciplinary research questions extending beyond physical oceanography. Infrastructure and facilities include world class technical support personnel that enable use of a broad mix of traditional and innovative instruments and observational techniques, including ocean observing systems. These tools are used to make critical, high-quality measurements on all scales up to global, and in all ocean domains including open-ocean and coastal regions at polar, temperate and tropical latitudes. Opportunities are available for interdisciplinary collaboration with other WHOI science and engineering departments (with funding opportunities through the WHOI Ocean Institutes) and for participation in the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Education.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree, postdoctoral experience, and a publication record in physical oceanography or related field. The successful candidate will be expected to obtain extramural funding to sustain their research program. Women and minority applicants are particularly encouraged. For information on the Department of Physical Oceanography, other WHOI departments, centers and facilities, the MIT/WHOI Joint Program, the WHOI Ocean Institutes and Woods Hole Consortium of research organizations please visit the following websites:

WHOI Physical Oceanography Department http://www.whoi.edu/main/po

WHOI Research elements http://www.whoi.edu/Research/

The MIT/WHOI Joint Program http://mit.whoi.edu/

WHOI Ocean Institutes http://www.whoi.edu/main/ocean-

The Woods Hole Consortium http://www.woodsholeconsortium.org

Qualified candidates should combine their curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a statement of research interests and plans, and the names and addresses of four references as a single PDF document and upload it with their application.

Review of applications will begin in March 2013.

To apply go to http://jobs.whoi.edu and click on "Scientific and Postdoctoral Investigator positions" and click on the title for this position.

WHOI is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). We are sensitive to the issues of dual career candidates and we will work with applicants to address them. Please visit HERC - for more information.

WHOI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Applications are reviewed confidentially

Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at (508) 289-2253 or email eeo@whoi.edu for assistance.