Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts


Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Physical Oceanography Department. This is a temporary, full-time position, and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension.

The Institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program (www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral/) that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the Postdoctoral Investigator will have the opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.

Online application forms should be submitted with a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed upon submission.


The Postdoctoral Investigator will be expected to play a key role in the comparisons of the observations and models, in preparing the three-dimensional fields, and in using those fields to quantify the impact of the ocean environment on acoustic propagation over  local and regional areas as well as seasonal variability  The successful candidate will be expected to interact with both the Woods Hole and MIT faculty and staff.


Ph.D. (analyzing ocean observations, ocean acoustics)


  • Security Clearance Required
  • Travel to meetings, work around others and work with others


Mostly sedentary

How to Apply: Please apply on our careers site: https://careers.whoi.edu/



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