Thread: Lamont Assistant Research Professor

Started: 2018-02-16 01:15:05
Last activity: 2018-02-16 01:15:05
Helen Olivette
2018-02-16 01:15:05
The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) of Columbia University
invites applications for a Lamont Assistant Research Professor position
with expertise in marine geophysics. Applicants should have a strong
record of innovative research, including publications in peer-reviewed
journals, and should have demonstrated success at raising external
support for their research programs. We particularly encourage
applications from candidates whose expertise complements that of the
current research staff and whose research uses innovative observations
to examine fundamental solid-Earth processes, including but not limited
to deformation, magmatism, and the cycling of water at plate tectonic
boundaries and the formation and evolution of oceanic lithosphere. We
also encourage applicants whose research aligns with Lamont’s strategic
initiatives (

Lamont Assistant Research Professors receive nine-month appointments
with partial salary support provided from institutional sources. An
incentive program encourages the establishment of a vigorous externally
funded research program to provide the majority of salary support,
including an opportunity for summer salary.

Eligibility requirements include a Ph.D. in Earth and environmental
sciences or a related field, evidence of ongoing externally funded
research programs or potential for supporting researchprograms with
external funding, and at least 2–3 years of relevant research
experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience. All interested
candidates should apply online at the following Quick
Candidates should provide a CV (including a list of publications),
statement of research interests, and list of funded projects or grant
applications awaiting approval, and should arrange for the submission of
at least three letters of reference to director<at>
Applications should be submitted by 31 March 2018 to ensure timely

For more information contact:

Office of the Director

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, NY 10964

Telephone: 845-365-8546 • Fax: 845-365-8162 • Email:

Helen Olivette
Human Resources Coordinator

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
61 Route 9W, Palisades, NY 10964
Phone: 845-365-8357 / Fax: 845-365-8142

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