Postdoctoral Research Associate

Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism
Carnegie Science, DTM, 5241 Broad Branch Road, N.W., Washington D.C., 20015 United States
May 09, 2017
Jun 08, 2017
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The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM), Carnegie Institution for Science, seeks a highly qualified and motivated postdoctoral research scientist with a geologic background in computational geophysical fluid dynamics, whose primary responsibility will be to develop new codes to study carbon transport in numerical models of fluid flow in subduction zones. The ideal candidate will work in collaboration with DTM researchers Erik Hauri, Cian Wilson, and Peter van Keken and Columbia University researchers Marc Spiegelman and Peter Kelemen, and should have skills and experience in the areas of shell scripting, C/C++, Python, Fortran and/or Perl. We hope to find an individual who is excited about the opportunity to conduct collaborative, guided research at the interface of numerical modeling, geochemistry, and geophysics. The postdoctoral research position is funded by the Deep Carbon Observatory for 2 years, and the application will remain open until filled.


A C.V., cover letter containing a statement of interest in the position, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted online at by 1 July 2017. Submission details are available when you click on "Apply Now."  Address any questions you have to All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.