Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Palisades, New York
Jul 12, 2017
Aug 11, 2017
Career Level
Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation

Postdoctoral Position in Tropical Cyclones and Climate, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position on the subject of tropical cyclones and climate.  The successful candidate will work on a NASA funded project to evaluate and use a new high-resolution (0.5 degree) climate model for the purpose of studying tropical cyclones and their interaction with climate variability and change. 

The position will be located at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, NY in the research group of Professors Adam Sobel and Suzana Camargo, in close interaction with Drs. Tony Del Genio and Max Kelley at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies near Columbia’s Morningside Campus in Manhattan.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field. 

Appointment will be for 1 year, with continuation for a second and possibly third year conditional on funding, progress, and career Postdoctoral experience. Postdocs are limited to a total of five years of combined experience, with no more than three years with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

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, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and names and email addresses of three referees.

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.