Summary Description: The Marine Geology and Geophysics division at Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position in Marine Geophysics. The successful candidate will be involved in a large interdisciplinary project aimed at studying the formation and evolution of the East North American rifted margin offshore Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. The position responsibilities are to investigate the events surrounding the final stage of continental breakup and early opening of the Central Atlantic Ocean using recent 2D deep-penetration seismic reflection data collected aboard the R/V M. Langseth as part of the NSF-GeoPRISMS ENAM Community Seismic Experiment (more information can be found at http://www.rvdata.us/catalog/MGL1408).
Minimum Qualifications: The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in Geophysics or Geology.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the analysis and interpretation of multi-channel seismic data preferred. Additional background in magnetic and gravity data analysis and/or numerical modeling of magmatic and tectonic processes desirable.
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