[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Cryospheric sciences, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Christine Wiedinmyer Christine.Wiedinmyer at Colorado.EDU
Wed Aug 8 12:11:09 MDT 2018

Postdoctoral Research Scientist


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Field(s) of Specialization:

Cryospheric sciences

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Scientist


6010- EIL Lamont Divisions

Department Number:



Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Summary Description:

To develop a program of research focusing on using existing ice-penetrating radar datasets and physics-based mathematical modelling to understand the past and present flow of ice sheets. Available data include ground-based and airborne ice-penetrating radar data from East Antarctica aimed at understanding the deepest layers. These data have been collected by researchers at Lamont-Doherty, the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS), 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.


Earth Institute

Minimum Degree Required:


Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered for the position.

Candidates should have have completed or be nearing completion of a PhD in Glaciology, Geography, Earth Sciences, Geophysics, Applied Mathematics, Physics or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent programming and mathematical skills are preferred.

Some experience analyzing and interpreting ice-penetrating radar a plus.

Evidence of the ability to conduct and publish high quality research highly desired.

Additional Information:

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

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

Review of applicants will begin on 15 September, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research appointment.

We accept online applications only.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Tim Creyts (tcreyts at ldeo.columbia.edu) or Indrani Das (indrani at ldeo.columbia.edu) to discuss the position prior to applying.

Posting Date:


Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of research and a list of references.

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EEO Statement

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

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Required Applicant Documents for Upload:

Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
List of References
Statement of Research

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