Tenure track, Paleoclimatology - Woods Hole, MA, USA

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, MA, USA, seeks an innovative, highly collaborative individual with interest and expertise in the generation of proxy records to enhance understanding of Earth’s climate on time scales relevant to present day and future climate change.


Interest in development and/or application of new proxies, proxy system models, and the use of paleoceanographic and climate data to explore impacts of past climate changes on human societies and ecosystems would be welcome.

The successful candidate will complement and enhance existing departmental strengths including past and present ocean and climate dynamics, paleoceanography, climate modelling, proxy development, climate impacts, ice-sheet dynamics, coastal processes and hazards, and to utilize WHOI’s exceptional analytical and sea-going facilities.


Review of applications will begin on 7 December 2018.

Further information

For more information and to apply online, please visit http://careers.whoi.edu, navigate to Current Opportunities/External Opportunities/Scientific and click on Tenure Track Scientist - Geology & Geophysics (Paleoclimatology) (18-10-08).