Brown University is searching for a research-minded Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Brown Polar Oceanography Group and the Scale Aware Sea Ice Project’s efforts to understand polar change.

The scientist will join a growing cohort of polar scientists and oceanographers at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society A successful applicant will design and evaluate new parameterizations of ocean and wave-driven mixing in oceans under sea ice, using continuum climate models, discrete element sea ice models, or high-resolution large-eddy simulations.

The position will be directly supported by a broad team, including a research scientist at Brown’s Center for Computation and Visualization, a second postdoctoral researcher at Brown, and project collaborators in Norway, France, and New Zealand as well as Brown faculty. The applicant selected will have leeway for scientific exploration and self-directed research, especially with collaborators within IBES and in other units at Brown.

The position salary is $62,500 for two years, with the possibility of extension up to 5. Hosting or traveling to research visits will be supported, though not required, and remote or flexible working arrangements may be possible depending on your state of residence. The proposed start date is 1/1/22, though there is some flexibility. Significant additional research, computing, and travel support is allocated to facilitate this work ($7,000/yr), along with relocation support.

Apply at with a CV, 1 page cover letter/research statement, and contact information for three references. All applications received before November 1 will be considered together. The position will remain open until filled.

Please direct any questions to Christopher Horvat: