Job Opening

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University

Posted: 09/24/2019

Open Until: 11/26/2019

*POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST - Paleoclimatology, Geochemistry & Sea
Level Studies


The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites
applications for a full-time postdoctoral research scientist position
within the fields of Paleoclimatology, Geochemistry, and Sea Level
Studies. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and
interdisciplinary group of scientists working on a wide range of
interrelated problems examining Earth’s past climate history, ocean
chemistry, ice sheet stability, sea level, and the interactions of the
solid Earth, ocean, and cryosphere.

The successful applicant will join a project led by Dr. Maureen Raymo,
collaborating with Drs. Jacky Austermann and Steve Goldstein, studying
how sea level and ice volume have changed in the past, especially during
past warm periods. A critical part of this multi-disciplinary effort is
to date field evidence for past sea level high-stands, in particular
during the Eemian. The successful candidate will undertake fieldwork and
related U-series coralline age analyses leading to a better
understanding of Pleistocene sea level history in tropical carbonate

A recent Ph.D. in Earth Sciences or a related discipline is required.
Field experience as well as geochemical and U-series dating analysis
experience in carbonate environments is essential. Experience in
computer programming is preferred, as well as research experience
directly relevant to the research activities described above.

The position is a full-time 1-year appointment, with the opportunity for
continuation and growth depending on progress and availability of
funding.The position will remain open until filled with start date

Applicants should submit a personal statement describing research
experience and interests, including specific reference to the projects
listed here, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three
references through our online site:

*Only online applications will be accepted.*

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

Aileen Goldberg
Recruitment Specialist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, New York
845-365-8357 |

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