Department of Oceanography
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
The Oceanography Department of the Naval Postgraduate School invites applications for a research assistant/associate position with experience in nearshore and inner shelf processes, field experimentation, oceanographic instumentation, data analysis, and scientific writing. Applicants must show a history of work in these or closely aligned areas. The official position title is defined as “Faculty Associate – Research”.
The Oceanography Department is part of the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. We are seeking a colleague to join our vibrant OC Department, which has a long history of excellence in physical oceanography, ocean acoustics, ocean dynamics, nearshore processes, ocean waves and turbulence, ocean analysis and prediction, and high latitude ocean dynamics. The OC Department has a strong research infrastructure, such as facilities and vessels located in close proximity to Monterey Bay, CA, an experienced group of technical staff, and computational resources. The OC department promotes interdisciplinary research and encourages research collaborations with the number of oceanographic institutions located around the bay.
NPS is a federal institution within the U.S. Department of Defense that awards MS and PhD degrees. The student body is composed of U.S. and international military officers from all services, as well as federal employees.
- A graduate degree in an oceanography, engineering or related field (preference will be given to a doctorate degree);
- Preference given to candidates with experience in nearshore experimentation;
- Experience publishing;
- Must currently hold or be eligible for a Secret clearance;
- U.S. citizenship required.
A letter of application including CV, statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation should be sent by June 1, 2017 to:
Dr. Jamie MacMahan
Department of Oceanography
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience based on federal government Administrative Determined (AD) pay scale including locality adjustments. The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu
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