Job Opening

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University

Posted: 07/10/2019

Open Until: 09/01/2019

Job Requisition Number 0000888
Field(s) of Specialization Marine Geodesy & Seismology
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department EIL Lamont Divisions
Location Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Summary Description

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites
applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in marine
geodesy and seismology, and associated instrumentation.

The successful candidate will work with data from recent deployments of
ocean bottom seismometers and absolute pressure gauges from Alaska and
New Zealand to 1) analyze earthquakes and seafloor uplift associated
with slow slip events offshore New Zealand, and/or 2) continue the
development of new instrumentation for marine geodesy with a focus on
evaluating new ocean-bottom pressure and tilt/strong motion sensors.

Minimum Degree Required


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have recently completed or be nearing completion of a
PhD in Geophysics (Seismology, Marine Geodesy) or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent programming and mathematical skills are highly desired. Prior
experience in seismology and/or marine engineering and geodesy, and
evidence of the ability to conduct and publish high quality research,
are required.

Additional Information

Proposed start date is September 1, 2019, with some flexibility.

Appointment will be for 1-year, with continuation pending funding and

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 sitefor further information about
this position and to submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover
letter, and contact information for three references.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer
— Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

/We accept online applications only./

RAPS posting date 07/08/2019
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Proposed Start Date 09/01/2019
EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter
3. List of References

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