Thread: Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory

Started: 2016-07-08 21:17:16
Last activity: 2016-07-08 21:17:16
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Helen Olivette
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Marine Geology and Geophysics division at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Marine Geophysics. The successful candidate will be involved in a large interdisciplinary project aimed at studying the formation and evolution of the East North American rifted margin offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The position responsibilities are to investigate the events surrounding the final stage of continental breakup and early opening of the Central Atlantic Ocean using recent 2D deep-penetration seismic reflection data collected aboard the R/V M. Langseth as part of the NSF-GeoPRISMS ENAM Community Seismic Experiment (more information can be found at

The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in Geophysics or Geology. Experience in the analysis and interpretation of multi-channel seismic data preferred. Additional background in magnetic and gravity data analysis and/or numerical modeling of magmatic and tectonic processes desirable.

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. The preferred start date is 10/01/2016.

Please visit our online application site at
for further information about this position and to submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement of research experience and academic interests, and names/contact information for three research related references. For further information, please send an email to annebcl<at>

Columbia University benefits provided with this Officer of Research appointment.

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

We accept online applications only.

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