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Subject: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Coastal Ecosystem Modeling

The University of Washington , School of Oceanography invites applications for a postdoctoral position. The position requires a PhD in Biological or Physical Oceanography, or related field, and expertise in numerical ecosystem modeling. The successful applicant will work on the Columbia River Plume NSF-CoOP project: "River Influences on Shelf Ecosystems" (RISE - see for details). The goal of RISE is to understand how the Columbia River Plume affects biological productivity and cross shelf transport of carbon in this coastal upwelling region. RISE involves 12 PIs, and the observations cover simultaneous physical, biological, and chemical processes. The postdoc will work closely with a Physical Oceanographer, Dr. Parker MacCready, who is doing the RISE circulation modeling. There is the opportunity for the postdoc to participate in RISE fieldwork early in the summer of 2006. The position is for one year, beginning June 1, 2006, renewable for a second year. 

Applications should be submitted by mail, and include CV, publication list, statement of research interests, one-page summary of Ph.D. thesis, names/addresses of four references, and immigration status of non-citizens. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2006. Applications should be sent to Dr. Russell McDuff, University of Washington , School of Oceanography , Box 357940 , Seattle , WA , 98195-7940 . For further information contact Parker MacCready: , (206) 685-9588, .

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

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