[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Glaciology, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Tue Sep 13 14:47:42 MDT 2016



        Postdoctoral Research Scientist at LDEO in Glaciology


The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites 
applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in 
cryospheric sciences.

Researchers at Lamont work to understand the dynamics of the Earth's 
chemical, physical and biological systems, from the core to the upper 
atmosphere, including Earth¹s interactions with human society. Our 
scientists lead research in the fields of solid Earth dynamics; ocean, 
atmospheric and climate systems; cryospheric sciences; paleoclimate and 

*Main responsibilities:*

To conduct research using existing ice-penetrating radar datasets and 
physics-based mathematical modelling to understand the flow of ice 
sheets. Available data include ground-based and airborne ice-penetrating 
radar data from East and West Antarctica. These data have been collected 
by researchers at Lamont-Doherty, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 
and NASA Operation Ice Bridge. The successful applicant will be 
encouraged to develop research ideas aimed at analyzing these data with 
the aid of mathematical techniques, including modelling of ice flow and 
radar-wave propagation.

*Experience and qualifications:*

A PhD in Glaciology, Geography, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Applied 
Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline. Excellent programming and 
mathematical skills, and some experience analyzing and interpreting 
ice-penetrating radar are desirable. Evidence of the ability to conduct 
and publish high quality research is also desirable.

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 site 
athttps://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind= 63323 
further information about this position and to submit your application, 
curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research (300 words) 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.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact*Jonny 
Kingslake*(j.kingslake at columbia.edu <mailto:j.kingslake at columbia.edu>) 
to discuss the position prior to applying.

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