Postdoc Opportunities at Rice University

The Climate & Water Lab in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Climate. Multiple projects are available in topics ranging from ENSO-monsoon dynamics to targeted coral reef studies in the Gulf of Mexico using CMIP6 projections. The position requires a strong background in climate science & modeling. Experience in numerical/statistical and geospatial modelling is required, and experience running CAM5/6 and/or CESM is preferred.

Candidates will be expected to contribute positively to the diversity of the department through outreach or other means. Both domestic and international applicants are welcome. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Applicants may contact Dr. Sylvia Dee ( for more information; please include a CV with inquiry.

Projects are supported for up to two years, pending satisfactory progress during the first year, and covers an annual stipend of $50,000 with a benefits package and an additional annual discretionary research allowance of $3,500. The principal selection criteria are scientific excellence, a clearly expressed research plan aligning with the scientific topic, and a commitment to fostering diversity in their field of research.
Rice University is located in Houston, Texas, and is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university that aspires to path-breaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. Rice fulfills this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Deadline: 31/03/2022

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