Postdoctoral Research Scientist Marine Geodesy & Seismology - Columbia University, USA

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Summary Description: The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in marine geodesy and seismology, and associated instrumentation.

The successful candidate will work with data from recent deployments of ocean bottom seismometers and absolute pressure gauges from Alaska and New Zealand to 1) analyze earthquakes and seafloor uplift associated with slow slip events offshore New Zealand, and/or 2) continue the development of new instrumentation for marine geodesy with a focus on evaluating new ocean-bottom pressure and tilt/strong motion sensors.

Minimum Degree Required: PhD

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have recently completed or be nearing completion of a PhD in Geophysics (Seismology, Marine Geodesy) or related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications: Excellent programming and mathematical skills are highly desired. Prior experience in seismology and/or marine engineering and geodesy, and evidence of the ability to conduct and publish high quality research, are required.

Additional Information: Proposed start date is September 1, 2019, with some flexibility.

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

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 for further information about this position and to submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Columbia University benefits offered with this Officer of Research appointment.

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

We accept online applications only.

EEO Statement: Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

15 August 2019
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