Dr. Roy Barkan
Research work

We have an opening for a postdoc position in physical oceanography at Tel Aviv University, Israel. This is a collaborative project with Prof. Jin-Han Xie from Pekin University and Prof. Xiaolong Yu from Sun Yat-sen University, focused on understanding the fundamental processes governing the interactions between internal waves and ocean eddies with specific applications to the south China Sea.  

Research Affiliation

Exact Sciences

  • School of the Environmental and Earth Science
Open Research Positions
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Publication date: 
April 9 2024
Position Type: 
About the position: 

The project includes:


  • Designing and running realistic high-resolution numerical simulations using the Regional Ocean Model Simulator (ROMS).
  • Developing mathematical models to quantify and explain energy pathways, with an emphasis on wave-mean flow interactions.
  • The opportunity to join a research cruise in the South China Sea.
Candidacy Requirements: 
  • A PhD in physics/physical oceanography or a related field.
  • A solid background in computer programming.
  • A solid background in geophysical fluid dynamics.


The position guarantees funding for two years with a one-year extension depending on performance, and with an expected annual salary of 42,000$.

The start date is flexible and the opening remains until filled. 




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