Careers

Careers at AOML

AOML is a global leader in atmospheric, ocean, and coastal research.

Join our Team.

At AOML, we pride ourselves on developing a workforce that celebrates diversity and inclusion, encourages exploration in research, and  encourages the career growth and mentorship. View our open positions on this page with links to apply at USA jobs, or learn more about AOML as an organization.

AOML engineer and two CARICOOS members work on a glider during a training in Puerto Rico

Employment through Partners

AOML regularly works with academic partners, contract, and research institutions to help execute our research portfolio. Please see the employment opportunities with our partners below if you are interested in non-federal positions that collaborate with AOML.

Hurricane Research

Research Associate Exploring Air-Sea Interaction and Boundary Layer Processes in Turbulent Environments

Hurricane Research Division – Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL)

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Research Associate Studying the Processes and/or Technologies of Tropical Cyclone Lifecycles, Modeling & Prediction

Hurricane Research Division – National Research Council (NRC)

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Ocean Chemistry & Ecosystems

Physical Oceanography

Research Associate Developing Software for the US Argo Data Assembly Center (DAC)

Physical Oceanography Division – Research Associate I – Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS)

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Postdoctoral Associate Configuring an Ocean-Biogeochemical Model for the South Florida Region To Characterize Marine Ecosystem Stressors

Physical Oceanography Division – Postdoctoral Associate – Northern Gulf Institute (NGI)

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Research Associate Studying Spatial and Temporal Ocean Circulation Variability

Physical Oceanography – NRC Research Associateship Program

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Research Associate Studying Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Variability and Extreme Weather

Physical Oceanography –  NRC Research Associateship Program

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Research Associate Studying Inter-Hemispheric Variability of AMOC and its Impacts on Global Monsoon Circulations and Extreme Weather Events

Physical Oceanography – NRC Research Associateship Program

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Research Associate Studying Inter-Ocean Exchanges and Regional Sinks of Heat, Salt, and Carbon

Physical Oceanography – NRC Research Associateship Program

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Postdoctoral Opportunities

Hurricane Research

Ocean Chemistry & Ecosystems

Physical Oceanography

Postdoctoral Associate to investigate multi-stressor impacts under present and future climate change scenarios.

Physical Oceanography Division – Northern Gulf Institute at Mississippi State University (NGI)

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Educational Opportunities

Opportunities for Students

NOAA has opportunities for students of any level — from kindergarten through high school, undergraduate and graduate, and even recent graduates. Opportunities include one-day events, summer internships at NOAA, multi-year fellowships, scholarships, and more. Click the button below to visit NOAA’s student opportunities database!

Two AOML interns work to collect a sample off the Florida Keys on Ocean Sampling Day 2014. Image credit: NOAA

Volunteer Opportunities

Observe your world. Observe with us. Be a citizen scientist for NOAA! Help NOAA predict, observe and protect our changing planet by making your own contributions toward a greater understanding of our Earth and its diverse systems. Whether it’s helping count whales in Hawaii or reporting on weather right outside your window, we’ve got a volunteer opportunity for you! Learn more about NOAA’s citizen science volunteer programs below.

If you are interested in volunteering at AOML, please fill out this form.