Associate Research Scientist in the Area of Earth & Environmental Engineering

  • Columbia University, Earth and Environmental Engineering Department
  • Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, West 120th Street, New York, NY, USA
  • Jan 29, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


The Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering at The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science of Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications for an Associate Research Scientist in the area of earth & environmental engineering. Basic responsibilities conducting research in land-atmosphere interactions and in particular the role of land feedbacks , including vegetation and soil moisture, onto global water availability.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates for professional officer of research positions are expected to have established their ability to conduct original, independent scientific research in Earth and Environmental Engineering.

To hold the rank of the rank of associate research scientist, candidates’ qualifications and contributions to their fields of research must be equivalent to those of an assistant professor. All candidates for all officer of research positions are expected to be able to work well in a team and to communicate effectively the results of their research or research activities both orally and in writing. Expertise with global Earth system models, computation with python and physical understanding of land-atmosphere interactions.

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