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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Columbia University, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics Department

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Job Location: New York , NY
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Physics & Astronomy
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-02-07
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Scientist Position in Atmospheric Sciences

Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics
Columbia University

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics at Columbia University invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Atmospheric Sciences.

The successful candidate will work on a project that aims to understand the processes that are involved in the interactions between the Earth’s cloud, radiation, and precipitation fields and atmospheric dynamics.

The work will involve the correlative analysis of satellite observations of cloud, radiation, and precipitation properties and atmospheric dynamic parameters, in order to quantify the relationships between the different fields and to understand the processes involved in their interactions.

The work will also involve the analysis of climate model output, in order to test the ability of the models to simulate the observed processes and interactions and to examine the feedbacks produced by those interactions in climate change simulations.

Job Requirements

Minimum Degree Required

Ph.D. or DES or Sc.D

Minumum Requirements

A PhD in Atmospheric Science or related field

Preferred Qualification

Research Experience in analysis of Earth’s cloud, radiation, and precipitation observations and climate model simulations an asset

Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications and supporting documentation for the position must be submitted online via

The research will be jointly supervised by Dr. George Tselioudis, NASA GISS and Dr. Lorenzo Polvani, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics.

Interested candidates are encouraged to direct inquiries to

Applicants can consult for more information about the Department

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Columbia University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Chair of the Search Committee
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