Supervisory Research Physical Scientist Position

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, Florida, is now hiring a supervisory deputy director for its Physical Oceanography Division. 

As a Supervisory Research Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Serve as Deputy Director of the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory’s (AOML) Physical Oceanography Division (PHOD). Plan and distribute work to be accomplished by subordinates. Provide advice and instruction on work and administrative matters. Develop employee goals and training needs, job performance standards, evaluate and address poor performance. Recommend appointments, promotions, reassignments, and administer awards.
  • Provide technical scientific guidance to a team of scientists working to support the agency’s mission. Strengthen the scientific understanding of the state of the ocean and its link to ocean dynamics, extreme weather events, fisheries, and ecosystems. Enhance observational work, research, technological development, and science communications.
  • Establish project/program objectives. Develop research plans and required investigations. Formulate hypotheses to determine the most appropriate research strategy and methodology. Establish performance measures, time phases, and milestones for assigned projects/programs.
  • Promote collaboration with other researchers in AOML, University of Miami, and other academic and governmental institutions. Advise on the progress of research. Collaborate on efforts to identify research opportunities and shared scientific interests. Create links between programs and investigators.
  • Publish research in scientific journals and present research findings at national and international scientific meetings or other appropriate venues. Review manuscripts, papers, and proposals as requested by editors of scientific journals or for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA) and other funding agencies. Support professional organizations and organize and/or participates in scientific workshops.

The application period ends 4/13/22.