Postdoc: Evaluation of Ice Models in Large Lakes Using Three Dimensional Coupled Hydrodynamic-Ice Models

University of Waterloo/Global Water Futures
Waterloo, ON, Canada
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Applications for a postdoctoral position in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo are invited. The successful candidate will work on a Global Water Futures funded project on lake ice modelling. Duties will include coupling the Los Alamos sea ice model CICE to the MITgcm and conducting validation studies for Lake Erie.


Candidates should have a background in physical and computational modeling of fluid flows. Strong coding skills and experience with high-performance computing are essential. Experience with couple ice-ocean modelling is desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary teams involved in other Global Water Futures projects and with government partners. A PhD in applied mathematics, physical oceanography, engineering or a related discipline is required upon appointment. The anticipated start date is January 7, 2019, but is flexible. The salary range for this position is $45,000-$50,000.

Application instructions

Applicants should send a CV and a statement of research experience (one page) to Kevin Lamb at , and they should arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to the same email address. We will review applications as they are received until the position is filled.

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

We appreciate all replies to this advertisement, but only applicants under consideration will be contacted.