Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Palisades, New York
Sep 07, 2018
Oct 07, 2018
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The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in atmosphere and climate dynamics.  The successful candidate will work on a NSF funded project on the analysis and modeling of the mechanisms of climate variability and change on interannual to centennial timescales in the Mediterranean region.  The position will be located at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, NY in the research group of Richard Seager, Yochanan Kushnir and Naomi Henderson and will also collaborate with Isla Simpson of NCAR.

Candidates must have a PhD in atmosphere, climate, or related sciences with a concentration in atmosphere and climate dynamics and a keen interest in climate variability and change, especially hydroclimate, and its social impacts.   Demonstrated skill in the ability to analyze and manipulate large and disparate datasets, familiarity with diagnosis of Reanalyses and climate models and experience in setting up and running global atmosphere models is preferred. 

Appointment will be for 1 year, with second year continuation contingent on progress and funding.

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 curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and names and 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.