Two Faculty Positions in Solid Earth Dynamics, Structure, and
Evolution and/or Ocean, Atmosphere and/or Climate
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES) at Columbia University is seeking
outstanding scientists to fill two open-rank faculty positions, in the areas of solid earth dynamics, structure and evolution and/or ocean, atmosphere and/or climate. Appointment can be at any rank from tenure-track assistant
professor to tenured full professor.
Columbia University’s vibrant program in these fields is one of the most highly rated in the United States and includes a world-class research and graduate training program, mostly based at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) in Palisades NY, and involving 100+ scientists and 90+ graduate students, as well as an undergraduate program on the Manhattan campus. Primary appointments are within DEES with 9 months of institutional salary support. The positions are based at, and will include affiliation with, LDEO. Secondary affiliation with Columbia’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) and Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics are possible, as is close collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History and NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
The successful candidates will develop high-impact research programs focused on problems of global significance and have demonstrated excellence in teaching or potential for such in the case of entry level appointments. Applicants should address the specific ways they would contribute to the research and teaching mission of DEES/LDEO. Minimum requirements for the position are demonstrated scientific creativity and a Ph.D. in a related field. Early-career scientists are especially invited to apply.
Application review will commence on January 20, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. For more information and to apply for either position please visit our online site at:
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer –Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.