Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Palisades, New York
Jul 06, 2017
Aug 05, 2017
Career Level
Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation

Postdoctoral Research Scientist position, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist for an NSF-funded project to investigate the preservation of Plio-Pleistocene benthic foraminifera shells from various depositional settings.

This position will be based at the Lamont campus in Rockland County, NY, near New York City, and will include multiple trips to the EPMA and SIMS facilities at UW-Madison.

Candidates should have a PhD in geochemistry or related fields. A strong foundation in paleoceanography and foraminifera-based proxies, in particular delta18O and Mg/Ca, is preferred. Knowledge of in situ analytical approaches such as EPMA and LA-ICPMS as well as SEM operation is highly desired.

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

for further information about this position and to submit your application, current curriculum vitae, statement of past research experience, and the names and email addresses of three references.

If necessary, contact Reinhard Kozdon ( for more information about this project.

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.

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