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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

LDEO of Columbia University
Palisades, New York
$66,000 - $66,000
Closing date
Oct 6, 2023

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in the fields of Earth, Environmental, and Climate Sciences.  Candidates should have recently completed their Ph.D. or should expect to complete their degree requirements by September 2024. 

Researchers at the Observatory work to understand the dynamics of the Earth's chemical, physical, and biological systems, from the core to the upper atmosphere, including Earth-human interactions. Our scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, atmospheric, and climate systems; cryospheric dynamics; paleoclimate; biogeoscience; and solutions to air, water or soil contamination impacting communities.

Fellowships are supported institutionally for 24 months, include a $7,500 research allowance, and carry an annual salary of $66,000.  Successful candidates will be encourages to apply for external funding and may be eligible for further internal awards and positions.  

The principal selection criteria for Fellows are scientific excellence and a clearly expressed plan to investigate problems at the forefront of Earth science.  Applications from all related fields are welcomes.  Interested candidates are encouraged to contact potential faculty mentors as early as possible.  

Candidates should have recently completed or be nearing completion of their Ph.D.

Prior to submitting your application, please review the detailed applications instructions using the following link:


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