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Position Available: Lamont Assistant Research Professor

Wed, 2016/11/09 - 11:36am -- shawn


Lamont Assistant Research Professor


The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) of Columbia University seeks to fill a Lamont Assistant Research Professor position in atmospheric science of relevance to climate research in the coming academic year. Assistant Lamont 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. The successful applicant is expected to develop a high-impact research program and contribute broadly to climate research at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. She/he should have demonstrated potential for significant research contributions by having published in peer-reviewed journals and potential for supporting their research programs with external funding. Candidates with strong secondary interests in science education and outreach are also encouraged to apply.

Eligibility requirements include a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field, evidence of ongoing externally funded research programs or potential for supporting research programs with external funding, and at least 1-2 years of relevant research experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience. All interested candidates should apply online at the following Quick Link: Candidates should provide a CV (including a list of publications), two writing samples, statement of research interests, list of funded projects or grant applications awaiting approval, statement of science education and outreach interests if applicable, and the names and addresses of at least three references. Evaluation of applications will begin after 19 December 2016.

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:


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