Postdoc – University of Southern California

The Climate Dynamics <> group at the University of Southern California <> invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in mathematical paleoclimatology. Our work focuses on how paleoclimate observations may constrain theories and models of climate dynamics, and we have several ongoing projects along those lines.

We seek a candidate with expertise in any of the following:
paleoclimatology, climate dynamics, hydrology, high-dimensional statistics, estimation theory, data science. (S)he will be expected to analyze paleoclimate observations and climate simulations, programming in Python, R or Matlab and making use of USC’s large-scale computing resources <>. Experience working with climate data a must. The position is for 2 years with competitive compensation.

USC is located in Los Angeles, CA <>, which despite urban legends, does not require the use of car <>. USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled and a PhD is required by the start date. For full consideration, please email to Julien Emile-Geay <>.:

  1. a letter of application explaining your interest in the position.
  2. a current curriculum vitae with list of relevant publications.
  3. two reference letters from close collaborators.

A telephone/Skype interview will be conducted after pre-selection of candidates.


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