Job Posting: Postdoc Position

Postdoctoral Position – Dept of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University seeks a postdoctoral research associate to conduct research on satellite observations of volcano unrest. The postdoc will work at Cornell, supervised by Matt Pritchard, and be funded through several projects related to this theme.  The postdoc will be named a USGS Powell Center Fellow to help lead  a newly funded international working group aimed at optimizing satellite observations  of volcano unrest (focusing on ground deformation, thermal anomalies, and degassing)  as well as understanding global volcanic processes and hazards using multi-sensor datasets. The team will meet during annual workshops at the John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis and the Fellow will have the opportunity to visit the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory to work with the project Co-PI Mike Poland.  A completed Ph.D. in volcanology, remote sensing, geophysics, or a related field is required. Review of applications begins on July 15, 2016 and while the start date is negotiable, we prefer a start by 1 January 2017.  The position is for one year and is renewable, contingent on funding and performance. Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of at least three professional references to: Matt Pritchard, Cornell University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.


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