Polar Postdoctoral Research Scientist at
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory


Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the field of Polar Geophysics and Glaciology

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Polar Geophysics. This Postdoctoral Research Scientist will be actively involved in the analysis and interpretation of the ROSETTA-Ice program working with gravity and magnetics to constrain the grounding line dynamics as well as working on the strap-down gravity meter data to work towards developing a drone capable instrument. The successful candidate will join a group working on problems including ice dynamics, ice shelf stability and bathymetry from gravity.

Requirements: A Ph.D. in geophysics, glaciology, geodesy, engineering or a related discipline is required. Candidates with research interests in both ice sheet processes and geodynamics and geodesy are encouraged to apply. Experience in potential field geophysics is not required but would be very useful.

Proposed starting date: September 1, 2018

Appointment will be for 1-year, with continuation pending funding and progress.

Search will remain open for at least 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the position is filled.

Please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=66619 for further information about this position and to submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, list of references, statement of research and personal statement.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research appointment.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer -- Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

We accept online applications only.

published: 17 June 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.