Postdoctoral Investigator, Paleoceanography, Woods Hole, USA

The Climate and Paleo group at the Geology & Geophysics Separtment at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking a Postdoctoral Investigator to join their team. This is a temporary, full-time, non-exempt position and is eligible for benefits. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of an extension pending funding.


A Postdoctoral Investigator position is available to participate in an NSF-funded project to explore variability and trends in the Atlantic Warm Pool over the last millennium, utilizing geochemical climate proxies and models. The institution has a top-rated postdoctoral program that supports a dynamic postdoctoral community with formal mentoring and career guidance programs.

While the primary focus of the work will be in research, the postdoctoral investigator will have an opportunity to participate in educational and outreach activities associated with the project.


- PhD in Geosciences or related field. Less than 3 years postdoctoral experience.
- Experience with geochemical analyses of coral skeletons (ICPMS/Stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry) highly desirable.
- Fieldwork experience and scuba diving certification preferred.


Please apply online. Applications should include, as a single pdf file, a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, a curriculum vita, up to three relevant publications, and names and contact information for three references.

Please ensure that you include the contact information for three references under the reference section of the application form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The start date is flexible, but preference will be given to qualified candidates who are available to begin before 31 December 2018.

Further information

For further information, please contact Dr. Anne Cohen (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Dr. Delia Oppo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Additional details and information on how to apply is available here: (listed as Postdoctoral Investigator G&G)