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Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Columbia University in New York City, New York
Date Posted 11/02/2020
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001973
Field(s) of Specialization Climate; Climate Models; Remote Sensing
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department EIL Lamont Divisions
Division Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Location Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Summary Description

The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in the Cryosphere Processes and Remote Sensing Laboratory (CPRSL) at the Marine Geology Group (MGG) division, under the supervision of Marco Tedesco. The selected candidate will conduct analysis of climate model outputs over the Greenland ice sheet, evaluate remote sensing datasets and develop tools for integrating remote sensing data and model outputs. The candidate will also be developing modules for the general circulation and regional climate models. Expertise in machine learning techniques is not required but strongly preferred. The selected candidate will be involved in several NASA- and NSF-funded projects to improve simulations of Greenland and Antarctic ice sheet surface mass balance processes and to understand the linkages between surface mass balance and atmospheric circulation.

The selected candidate is expected to write and contribute to peer-reviewed publications, attend scientific workshops to share research results with the broader research community and contribute to proposal writings for funding.

Minimum Degree Required


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: Engineering, Computer Science, Earth System, Climate, Atmospheric, Applied Mathematics or related fields. The candidate is required to have experience working with climate model simulations, in processing and analyzing remote sensing data and a strong background in programming (e.g. Matlab, Python, R, Fortran, C) and/or data science. Applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to think creatively and work independently and in a team.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in machine learning is highly appreciated.

Additional Information

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

Search will remain open for a least 30 days after the ad appears and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research appointment.

RAPS posting date 10/29/2020
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant

We accept online applications only.

Proposed Start Date
EEO Statement

The Lamont community values diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from members of underrepresented minority groups.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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