Faculty Position – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Columbia University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Physical Oceanography, based at the Lamont- Doherty Earth Observatory (Palisades NY). The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong research program addressing problems of global significance and will have the ability to raise external research funds. The successful applicant’s research will be focused on one or more of the following: theory and modeling of physical oceanographic processes; data assimilation and interpretation; field efforts to collect novel and critical data. It may include themes that are interdisciplinary in nature and that connect with the forefront of climate research, biological oceanography and/or coastal processes and it will be grounded in the physics of the oceans. The successful applicant will demonstrate strong teaching abilities at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Please apply for the position with a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and of research, and a list of references at our online site:

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled Questions can be addressed to Bill Menke (menke@LDEO.columbia.edu), Chair of the Search Committee.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

For more information: PhysOcean-ad-2011

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