Postdoctoral Fellowship in USA, Columbia University, New York

Postdoctoral Fellowship in USA, Columbia University, New York

Postdoctoral Fellowship in USA, Columbia University, New York

Designation/Position-  Postdoctoral Fellowship in USA

Columbia University, New York, USA invites application for Postdoctoral Fellowship in USA from eligible and interested candidates

About- The Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research program is the premier program in the world for those dedicated to a better understanding of critical scientific and social issues in global sustainable development. Earth Institute Postdoctoral Researchers will join multidisciplinary teams of outstanding, committed scientists from across the Earth Institute and Columbia University.

Research/Job Area- 

  • Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences

Location-  Columbia University, New York, USA


To be eligible for the program, candidates must have received their doctoral degrees (Ph.D., M.D. or J.D.) within five years prior to the start of the appointment.

All doctoral requirements must be fulfilled and the degree awarded before the start of the appointment.

People holding current positions with rank above post-doctoral scientist are not eligible for appointment under university rules.

Those holding current post-doc positions should contact our office to determine eligibility.

The program is open to U.S. and non-U.S. citizens.

Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Job/Position Description- 

To apply, candidates must complete the online application and submit a proposal for research that would contribute to the goal of global sustainable development. Proposals may suggest participating in, contributing to, or extending existing multidisciplinary Earth Institute projects.

Candidates are also encouraged to develop new, innovative projects that connect Earth Institute expertise.

In addition to submitting the application and proposal, candidates are encouraged to identify and contact their desired multidisciplinary mentoring team, i.e. two or more senior faculty members or research scientists/scholars at Columbia University with whom they would like to work during their appointment.

How to Apply- To apply to the program candidates must submit the following documents:

  • Online Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief Personal History
  • Research Proposal
  • 3 Recommendation Letters

Please note that an endorsement from a faculty member or researcher does not guarantee acceptance into the program. 

For Contact-  For further questions, please email [email protected].

Last Date for Apply– 30 October 2019 by 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

Appointments will be announced in late February, 2020.

See Position Details-

Official Website-

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