The French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) opens a research position for one year (with a possible additional year) in Assimilation of Tropical Moorings.

The aim of the proposed post-doctoral position is to improve the Mercator Ocean International analysis system in the tropical band in order to better constrain the tropical dynamics, its variability, and improve the forecasting systems. The position will be at Mercator Ocean International in Toulouse.

The candidate will join the Mercator Ocean International group and work in close collaboration with the LEGOS “DYNOTROP” (Dynamics of the Tropical Oceans) team, in particular with G. Ruggiero, E. Remy (Mercator Océan) and S. Cravatte (LEGOS).

The application should be submitted before October 1, 2020 for a start no later than December, 1, 2020.

More information here : https://www.mercator-ocean.fr/en/mercator-ocean/job-opportunities/