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Research Fellow in Coastal and Ocean Science at IOES, University of Malaya, Malaysia
 
The Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences (IOES) at the University of Malaya (UM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in coastal and ocean science.
 
Research areas: (1) wave and hydrodynamic modelling, (2) storm or monsoon sea level surge, (3) Antarctic hydrodynamics and its interactions with the marine environments and (4) transport of marine debris or plastics in marine and coastal areas.
 
Requirements:
(1) Applicants should have a PhD in Coastal or Ocean Science or Engineering, Physical Oceanography or a closely related field. Applicants who are currently about to complete their PhDs may also apply.
(2) Applicants are required to have experience in numerical modelling using FVCOM, TELEMAC, SCHISM, SWAN or other similar hydrodynamic or wave models.
(3) Applicants are required to have solid programming skills in Fortran and MATLAB and be comfortable working in a parallel computing environment.
(4) Able to write research papers in English.
(5) Able to converse well in English.
(6) Capacity to think and work independently and in a diverse group of scientists.
 
The successful candidate will be based at IOES (http://www.ioes.um.edu.my) which is one of the 14 Higher Institution Centres of Excellence (HICoE) in Malaysia. The initial term of appointment will be for 12 months, with possibility of extension subject to satisfactory performance.
 
To apply, please send the following to Dr. Lim, Chai Heng at heng@um.edu.my:
(1) Cover letter - including description of current research and accomplishments
(2) Detailed curriculum vitae
(3) One or two recent peer-reviewed publications in a journal
(4) Names and contact information of three referees
 
All nationalities are welcome to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
 

Lim, Chai Heng 
Dr. rer.nat., M.Eng., B.Eng. 
Coastal Engineering, Physical Oceanography
 
Senior Lecturer
Institute of Ocean & Earth Sciences (IOES)
C308, Institute of Graduate Studies Building,
University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
 
Associate Researcher
National Antarctic Research Centre (NARC)
University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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