Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Location: Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Duration: 2 years

Start Date: Fall 2021 or later

Application Process: Please complete the online application using the following link and also send your resume, research statement, and up to three relevant publications to Dr. Ying-Tsong (Y.-T.) Lin, ytlin@whoi.edu.


Job Summary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for one Postdoctoral Investigator to join the Ocean Acoustics and Signals Laboratory in the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering (AOPE) Department.  This is temporary, full-time, exempt positions, and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointments will be for 24 months.

The project will investigate underwater sound propagation physics and ocean acoustic technologies to sense, characterize and analyze marine environments. Research will be conducted both in the laboratory and at sea.

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.

Essential Functions

  • Sound propagation model development
  • Acoustic data analysis
  • Participating sea trial cruises and assisting on conducting field work experiments.
  • Working well in a large interdisciplinary group.
  • Writing peer-reviewed publications and presenting research results at national and international scientific meetings.

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