Open Positions


The Rice University Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences department seeks two postdoctoral researchers in paleoclimate and climate modeling. The researchers will work with Dr. Sylvia Dee in the Climate & Water lab at Rice.

This fully funded position will be expected to address problems in tropical climate changes and ENSO dynamics over the last 2000 years. 
A second postdoc position is open in water isotope modeling, clouds and climate change. 

Both positions require a strong background in climate science & modeling, as well as big data methods for managing paleoclimate archives. Experience in numerical/statistical, and geospatial modeling is required.

Review of applications will being on September 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants please submit: CV, Research Statement, Cover Letter, and 3 letters of reference. 

Education Required: PhD or other Doctoral Degree Concentration
Type of Experience: Advanced Programming in Python; Advanced programming in Matlab
Basic command of Fortran
Experience with climate model output, (preferably NCAR CESM) analysis and visualization

Background in ENSO and Last Millennium climate dynamics
Experience working with paleoclimate data assimilation products (LMR, PHYDA)

Experience with high performance computing