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Postdoc Position on Internal Gravity Waves and Ocean Mixing
University of Michigan


Date Posted Nov. 21, 2021
Title Postdoc Position on Internal Gravity Waves and Ocean Mixing
University University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Department Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering & Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Immediately
 
  • Online / Remote Position
 
  • Post-Doc
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
    Marine/Freshwater Sciences
    Geology - Geophysics
 
 

The University of Michigan seeks a postdoctoral scholar supervised by Prof. Yulin Pan (Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, https://sites.google.com/umich.edu/fpel) and co-supervised by Prof. Brian Arbic (Department of Earth and Environmental Science, https://arbic.earth.lsa.umich.edu/). The successful applicant will work on quantifying the energy cascade of internal gravity waves (IGWs) and the ocean mixing process. Specifically, the initial tasks include application of wave turbulence theory (expertise of Prof. Pan) and high-resolution ocean models (expertise of Prof. Arbic) to quantify the IGW spectral form and energy flux in wavenumber-frequency space. The successful applicant will also have opportunities to work with other renowned physicists and oceanographers who collaborate on this project.

The successful applicant is expected to have a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, physics, oceanography, fluid dynamics and other related fields. Expertise in nonlinear waves and dynamics, turbulence theory, analytical derivation, high-performance computation and ocean models are preferred. Interested applicants can directly contact Prof. Yulin Pan at yulinpan@umich.edu with a CV and 1~3 representative publications.

This position is available immediately. The initial contract would be for one year, which can be extended upon mutual agreement.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Yulin Pan
    Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering & Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI
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  • yulinpan@umich.edu

 

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