Open positions

Please contact me via email to inquire about open positions if you are interested in joining the group as an MS/Ph.D. or postdoctoral researcher.

If you are interested in applying to any of the national fellowship programs for graduate or postdoctoral research (NSF, NASA, DOE), I am always open to meeting with you to discuss further; I would be excited to host you at UH! 

Positions exist based on the availability of funds, and are generally in the following areas: 

  • ENSO dynamics, diversity, impacts and predictability 

  • machine learning models of tropical cyclogenesis and climate extremes.   

  • high-resolution weather and climate modeling

  • tropical influences on atmospheric blocking 

  • atmospheric chemistry: climate impacts of refrigerants in Earth's atmosphere 

Applicants for the MS/PhD positions must have a B.S./M.S. degree in atmospheric/environmental science, engineering, computer science or closely related fields. Strong oral and written communication skills and academic performance records are required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in python coding. The successful applicants must complete the UHM Graduate Division application process and be accepted into the UHM Atmospheric Sciences MS/Ph.D. program.

Applicants for the postdoctoral positions must have a PhD degree in atmospheric science, environmental science, physics,  engineering, or closely related fields, strong oral and written communication skills, strong publication record, and must have demonstrated strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and collaboratively. Applicants should have experience running weather forecasting and/or global climate models. Preference will be given to applicants with experience running weather forecasting and/or global climate models, and applicants with machine learning experience.

Please contact me to inquire about open positions, and send a CV, unofficial copies of transcripts, publications (if applicable), and contact information for three (3) references to ckaramp <at>

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