Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Columbia University New York
United States

Job Requisition Number 00001915

Field(s) of Specialization Earth and Environmental Sciences

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department EIL Lamont Divisions

Division Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Location Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Summary Description

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the fields of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Candidates should have recently completed their Ph.D. or should expect to complete their degree requirements by September 2021.

Researchers at the Observatory work to understand the dynamics of the Earth’s chemical, physical, and biological systems, from the core to the upper atmosphere, including Earth’s interactions with human society. Our scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, atmospheric, and climate systems; cryospheric dynamics; paleoclimate; and biogeoscience.

The principal selection criteria for Fellows are scientific excellence and a clearly expressed plan to investigate problems at the forefront of Earth science. Applications from all related fields are welcomed.

Fellowships are supported institutionally for 24 months, include a $7,500 research allowance, and carry an annual salary of $66,000. Successful candidates will be encouraged to apply for external funding and may be eligible for further internal awards and positions. Lamont is especially interested in qualified candidates who will increase the diversity of the Observatory’s scientific personnel.

Minimum Degree Required
Ph.D.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D.

RAPS posting date 10/06/2020

Search Closing Date 11/09/2020

Special Instructions to the Applicant

**PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION, REVIEW APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS ON:
https://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/postdoc

Proposed Start Date 09/01/2021

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

The Lamont community values diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from members of underrepresented minority groups.

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  • Statement of Research
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