Job: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department: DTM – Terrestrial Magnetism


Location: Carnegie Science, Broad Branch Road, N.W., Washington, DC

The Department of Terrestrial Magnetism (DTM), Carnegie Institution for Science, seeks a highly qualified and motivated postdoctoral research scientist with a geologic background in computational geophysical fluid dynamics, whose primary responsibility will be to develop new codes to study carbon transport in numerical models of fluid flow in subduction zones. The ideal candidate will work in collaboration with DTM researchers Erik Hauri, Cian Wilson, and Peter van Keken and Columbia University researchers Marc Spiegelman and Peter Kelemen, and should have skills and experience in the areas of shell scripting, C/C++, Python, Fortran and/or Perl. We hope to find an individual who is excited about the opportunity to conduct collaborative, guided research at the interface of numerical modeling, geochemistry, and geophysics. The postdoctoral research position is funded by the Deep Carbon Observatory for 2 years, and the application will remain open until filled.

A C.V., cover letter containing a statement of interest in the position, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted through the Apply Now link below by 1 July 2017. Address any questions you have to All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.