Careers

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.

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.

OCED- Senior Research Associate I- R100056492

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) invites applicants for a full time Senior Research Associate I position. We seek an individual to join our Ocean Carbon Cycle group to support fieldwork by installing and maintaining oceanographic instruments set up on a variety of ships including research vessels and commercial ships, and processing and quality controlling the data provided by these instruments. The position will be located in Miami, FL. The candidate is expected to develop under the mentoring of more established scientists in the group and will install, maintain and troubleshoot a variety of oceanographic instruments, both on ships and in the lab that are used to fully characterize the carbon system in seawater (pCO2, pH, alkalinity and DIC). They will also process samples and be involved in efforts to improve and document the protocols and methodology for sample analysis, data processing, and report writing.

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PhOD- Research Associate I- R100053863

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Research Associate I position to work in Miami, Florida. The position is concerned with providing operations and logistic support to observational programs and will involve close collaboration with scientists at RSMAS and the NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). Duties include but are not limited to: Operations and logistics management and Software Maintenance/Development.

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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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PhOD- Postdoctoral Associate- R100057396

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Post-Doctoral researcher to work in Miami, Florida. The position will be in support of the XBT (eXpendable BathyThermograph) project at AOML/NOAA, with a focus on the Atlantic Ocean.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Analyze observations from the XBTs and synthesize them with data from other observing platforms to detect upper ocean changes and investigate the underlying dynamics on seasonal to decadal time scales.

Explore impacts of upper ocean changes on climate, weather, and coastal environment (sea level, ecosystem, etc.) using observations and outputs from numerical simulations.

Present findings in scientific meetings and publish results in peer-reviewed journals.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

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OCED- Research Associate I- R100056491

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) invites applicants for a full time Research Associate I position. We seek an individual to join our Ocean Carbon Cycle group to support fieldwork collecting, analyzing, processing, and reporting on a variety of inorganic carbon samples collected on research cruises. The position will be located in Miami, FL.

The candidate is expected to develop under the guidance of more established scientists in the group and will perform tasks related to the acquisition and analyses of biogeochemical and inorganic carbon data, maintenance, and improvement of the instruments. They will also process samples and be involved in efforts to improve and document the protocols and methodology for sample analysis, data processing, and report writing.

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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Programs

Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Variability and Extreme Weather

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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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OCED- Research Associate I- R100057861

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) of the University of Miami in Miami, FL, invites applicants for a Research Associate I position. We seek an individual to join the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division supporting coastal fieldwork, and laboratory analyses at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, FL. This position will utilize a solid foundation in coastal ecology fieldwork, data collection, data QA/QC and lab analysis techniques, including water quality laboratory work. Beneficial experience can include work in environmental data analyses and habitat assessment. Certification in small boat operations preferred but not required.

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PhOD- Senior Research Associate I- R100050264

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Senior Research Associate I position to work in Miami. The position is within the Physical Oceanography Division of NOAA/AOML. The incumbent will develop software for the US Argo Data Assembly Center (DAC). Duties include but are not limited to: writing and maintaining software in higher level languages (mainly Java, Fortran, C/C++) and shell scripting; writing applications using web services (SOAP); designing, developing and documenting robust software packages; transitioning software to operational application; contributing to the monitoring of the processing system and the reprocessing of data.

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PhOD- Argo- CIMAS Programmer II- R100047946

The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS) has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Programmer II position to work in Miami. The position is within the Physical Oceanography Division of NOAA/AOML. The incumbent will be developing software for the US Argo Data Assembly Center (DAC). Duties include but are not limited to: Writing software in higher level languages (mainly Fortran, Java, C/C++); Design/develop robust software packages; Writing shell scripts; Transition software to operational application; Document what the code does and how it needs to be used; Contribute to monitoring of the processing system as well as reprocessing of data.

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