Postdoctoral Associate, Climate Modelling Alliance
Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR, Earth Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), to assume a position with the Climate Modelling Alliance (CliMA), a multidisciplinary team of scientists, engineers, and applied mathematicians, spanning MIT, Caltech, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the Naval Postgraduate School. Will contribute to the development of a data-informed Earth System Model (ESM) by building and prototyping numerical and computational methods for an ocean dynamical core that is scalable and adaptable to emerging hardware architectures.
A press release on this initiative provides more information about the overall goals of the project.
REQUIRED: Ph.D. in applied mathematics, atmospheric or oceanic sciences, computer science, engineering, physics, statistics, or a related field by the date of hire; strong physical, mathematical, and computational background; experience with programming in at least one general purpose language and parallel computing; and demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
PREFERRED: experience with ocean modeling, high-performance parallel computing, and the Julia computing language. Job #19185
Additional information about the position is available from professors Raffaele Ferrari and John Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension based upon available funding.
In addition to applying online via the MIT website with a curriculum vitae and one page statement of research interests, applicants are asked to submit those materials plus three letters of recommendation to Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17855.