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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) with one vacancy in Plainsboro, NJ.

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    As a Research Oceanographer, you will perform the following duties:

    • Perform research through ocean modeling and advanced observational analysis to improve understanding of and capacity to predict climate-driven trends and fluctuations in ocean ecosystems and the broader earth system.
    • Collaborate on projects, and coordinate own work with that of others, advancing the goals and objectives of the agency. Attend various meetings and conferences and presents technical papers before professional groups. Maintain scientific and technical liaison with personnel in other laboratories, universities, industrial concerns, and foreign countries for exchanging technical information and ideas and collaborating on projects on interest to the agencies.
    • Publish results of experimental and theoretical findings in contributions to scientific journals. Attend meetings and conferences and presents papers before professional groups.
    • Develop and carry out modeling projects linking climate and living marine resources, including fisheries, harmful algal blooms, acidification, and hypoxia.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% of domestic and foreign travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

  • Job family (Series)

    1360 Oceanography

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