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Careers at AOML

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

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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.

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Federal Positions

Physical Scientist, ZP-1301-3

This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) with one vacancy in Miami, FL.

As a Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

-Serve as a Physical Scientist developing, and maintaining complex software for controlling oceanographic instrumentation and data flow customized for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and laboratory needs and requirements.

-Collaborate in the development of programs or projects to devise and evaluate concepts for design approaches, including: criteria, parameters, characteristics, and interrelationships.

-Establish technical requirements by conducting research into new technology or methods, determining system requirements, and coordinating efforts with field scientists. Document all stages of development, results, and finalized products – presents information via reports, manuals, etc.

-Review projects for compliance to established practices, identify projects and their requirements as needed for laboratory projects, and identify requirements using data and engineering skills needed to meet mission objectives and goals.

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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.

PhOD- Ocean Hazards Outlooks- CIMAS Assistant Scientist -R100040789

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in meteorology and oceanography in support of the Physical Oceanography Division activities.  The position is concerned with leading research in oceanic hazards outlooks and it will involve close collaboration with scientists at RSMAS, the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), and the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS). The successful applicant must have a Doctoral degree in the field of meteorology, oceanography, physics, or a related field.

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PhOD-  CIMAS Postdoctoral Associate- R100041514

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Physical Oceanography. The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing MERRA2-aero reanalysis, satellite and in-situ observations of ocean parameters (e.g. sea surface temperature, sea level, upper ocean temperature and salinity, etc.), atmospheric observations, and devising and conducting numerical model experiments to explore how the reduced aerosol emissions by curtailed economic and social activities due to the Coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic impact the climate system

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HRD- Hurricane Research- CIMAS Assistant Scientist -R100040772

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in the area of meteorology and atmospheric sciences. The incumbent will be responsible for (i) developing, evaluating, and improving the use of real-time GOES geostationary satellite data by optimizing the use of lower latency low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite data and products to provide decision aids for use in operational environments; (ii) coordinating with product developers at various NOAA research institutions to develop products that will be demonstrated on operational systems at NOAAs National Hurricane Center including the Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS II) and the Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecast (ATCF) system; and (iii) investigating TC rapid intensification using a combination of aircraft and satellite observations to examine how thermodynamic and kinematic variability in the TC near-environment is communicated to the TC inner-core and how this communication varies over multiple time scales.

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PhOD- Biogeochemical Argo Engineer- CIMAS Senior Research Associate II- R100040062

This is a CIMAS Senior Research Associate II position to work collaboratively with scientists involved in building the Biogeochemical Argo (BGC Argo) array at NOAA/AOML, MBARI, NOAA/PMEL, U. Washington, WHOI, and CIMAS. The successful candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 1) Software development and processing of biogeochemical data from profiling floats, 2) Developing and implementing automated quality control and adjustment procedures, 3) Analysis and interpretation of the processed data, and 4) Involvement in intercomparison efforts such as participating BGC-Argo deployment opportunities such as the GO-SHIP decadal repeat hydrography program.

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PhOD- AMOC/ Extreme Weather- CIMAS Assistant Scientist-  R100034253

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in Physical Oceanography and Climate Dynamics. The incumbent will work with scientists in the Physical oceanography Division of the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and in direct collaboration with scientists at the University of Miami. The successful candidate will use observations and ocean, atmosphere, and/or coupled atmosphere-ocean models to study the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) variability, flow pathways, and its impact on global monsoons and extreme weather events (e.g., extreme precipitation, drought, heat waves, etc.).

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PhOD- Computer Programming- CIMAS Research AssociateI-R100039251

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami invites applicants for a Senior Research Associate I position.  The successful candidate will provide computer programming support for a project to study the design of ocean observing systems for the purpose of improving ocean forecasts for applications such as hurricane and oil spill prediction. The work involves running and analyzing experiments using a large ocean circulation modeling system. The incumbent will assist scientists in the processing, analysis, plotting, management, and distribution of oceanographic data, both actual measurements and data generated by the modeling system. The incumbent will assist scientists in statistically analyzing the results of model experiments and helping with the production of project reports and publications.

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PhOD- XBT Network Project- CIMAS Research-Associate-II- R100035197

This position is situated in the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). The work will involve close collaboration with scientists at the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). Incumbent will support software development, data entry and operations to support the AOML XBT (eXpendable BathyThermograph) network project at NOAA/AOML. The incumbent is expected to support operations of NOAA XBT network project by assisting with the development of software as needed for the maintenance and updating of the automatic data processing system, creating and maintaining programs for data quality control, maintaining and improving programs for transport calculation, and maintaining web pages for the XBT-related project.

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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Programs

Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Variability and Extreme Weather

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PhOD- XBT Network Project- CIMAS Research Associate-I- R100035196

This position is situated in the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS). The work will involve close collaboration with scientists at the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). Incumbent will support software development, data entry and operations to support the AOML XBT (eXpendable BathyThermograph) network project at NOAA/AOML. The incumbent is expected to support operations of NOAA XBT network project by assisting with the development of software as needed for the maintenance and updating of the automatic data processing system, creating and maintaining programs for data quality control, maintaining and improving programs for transport calculation, and maintaining web pages for the XBT-related project.

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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Programs

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

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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Program

Spatial and Temporal Ocean Circulation Variability

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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Programs

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

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