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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

 Supervisory Research Physical Scientist, ZP-1301-5

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 Supervisory Research Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

-Serve as Director of the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division of the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML).

-Provide technical leadership in oceanography, chemistry, geophysics and hydrology to understand oceans and coasts, to aid conservation and management of marine ecosystems and predict changes to these resources.

-Manage research projects involving multiple scientific fields of work, laboratory analysis and data processing.

-Facilitate scientific research collaborations and engagements. Promote collaboration with investigators in the AOML and academic and governmental institutions.

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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.

OCED- Coral Reef Ecosystems- CIMAS Research Associate-I- R100043825

The successful applicant will work with a diverse team of scientists, postdocs, and students at NOAA and UM laboratories in Miami, Florida as part of the Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems Division (OCED) Coral Program at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML). The successful candidate’s duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 1) CT and microCT scanning and analysis, 2) 3D scanning for surface area and volumetric analysis, 3) Photomosaic construction, processing, and analysis, 4) Data QA/QC and archiving 5) Outreach, communication, and the development of online tools for visualizing and accessing AOML’s digital 3D library.

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HRD- Data Assimilation- Senior Research Associate II -R100042794

The work will be concerned with data assimilation (DA) in the tropical cyclone vortex and environment, including major contributions to NOAA’s next-generation Hurricane Analysis and Forecast System (HAFS) in order to deliver improvements to forecast guidance. HAFS is based on the finite volume cubed-sphere (FV3) dynamical core based multi-scale model and DA system. he incumbent will be primarily responsible for developing inner-core DA capabilities in HAFS, including the necessary forward operators and strategies to maximize the impact of inner-core data.

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HRD-  Senior Research Associate III- R100042751

The incumbent will contribute to applications of NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) Hurricane Research Division (HRD) research to improve the communication of hazardous weather associated with landfalling tropical cyclones using the Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs) approach. FACETs is a next-generation hazardous weather paradigm that combines physical and social science research to support a system that is designed to communicate clear and simple hazardous weather, water, and climate information to serve society.

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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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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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HRD- Hurricane Research- CIMAS Senior Research Associate 1 -R100042125

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 Senior Research Associate I position. This position is concerned with database management and programming for the Pelagic Logbook Program of the Fishery Statistics Division. The incumbent will assist with all phases of pelagic weigh-out data and longline vessel logbook data processing and quality control for domestic longline data. The incumbent will also use other agency databases to reconcile both coastal and pelagic logbook reports with dealer reported landings as an additional level of quality control and vessel reporting compliance.

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

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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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Physical Oceanography- NRC Research Associateship Programs

Tropical Ocean-Atmosphere Variability and Extreme Weather

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