Postdoc, paleo-hydroclimatology, Palisades, NY, USA

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, USA, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in paleoclimatology with a specific focus on hydroclimate.

Description

The successful candidate will work on an NSF funded project to improve our understanding of North American hydroclimate over the past millennium.

The position will be located at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades, NY, in the research group of Professor Park Williams and in close collaboration with Professors Ed Cook, Richard Seager, Jason Smerdon, and Ben Cook.

Logistics

Appointment will be for one year, with continuation pending funding and progress.

Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in physical climatology, or a closely related field, and a strong interest in hydroclimatic variability and change over timescales from seasons to millennia.

Demonstrated skill in statistics, computer programming, the ability to analyze and manipulate large and disparate datasets, and familiarity with tree-ring reconstructions of precipitation and drought highly desired.

Applications and further information

The search will remain open for at least 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the position is filled.

Please visit the online application site: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65508
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.

Only online applications will be accepted.