Postdoctoral Investigator, ocean circulation, Woods Hole, USA

As part of a project funded by the US National Science Foundation, a position for a Postdoctoral Investigator is available in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts, USA.


Applications are invited for the position to investigate abrupt changes in ocean circulation during the last glacial cycle. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of an extension based on funding and performance.

The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs. While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the postdoctoral investigator will have an opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.


- Recent PhD in Earth or Ocean Sciences or related disciplines
- Experience with trace element analytical techniques as applied to marine microfossils from sediment cores and with demonstrated accomplishments in related research areas.


In addition to the application form, the following are required to be submitted electronically:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- One-page statement of research interests
- Contact information for 3 references

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is flexible, but preference will be given to qualified candidates who are available to begin by 1 August 2017.

Additional details and information on how to apply is available here.