Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Contract
  • Canada
  • Posted 3 months ago

McGill University

Job title:

Post-Doctoral Researcher


McGill University

Job description

Please refer to the job aid for instructions on how to apply.If you are an active McGill employee (ie: currently in an active contract or position at McGill University), do not apply through this Career Site. Login to your McGill Workday account and apply to this posting using the Find Jobs report (type Find Jobs in the search bar).Postdoctoral Researcher in Ice Sheets and Sea Level in a Changing ClimatePosition Summary:The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University invites applications for a fully-funded Postdoctoral Researcher position in Prof. Natalya Gomez’s research group under her Canada Research Chair in Ice Sheet – Sea Level Interactions beginning by September 2024. The Researcher will work in collaboration with Dr. Gomez on a range of possible projects under the broad theme of modeling and observations of ice sheet dynamics, glacial isostatic adjustment, and global sea levels.Candidates must have a doctoral degree in geophysics, glaciology, sea level science, geodesy, paleo or modern climatology, glaciology, oceanography, or a related subject with strong quantitative research skills and familiarity with numerical modeling. Candidates should explain the relevance of their background to Dr. Gomez’s research program.The position is for 2 years, with possibility for an extension depending on progress and available funding. The annual salary will be $50,000 plus benefits. The position includes a maximum relocation allowance of $2,500. Postdocs at McGill must remain within 5 years of being awarded their Ph.D. throughout their appointment, and therefore applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D. within three years of their start date.McGill University is located in the city of Montreal, Québec, Canada, with a dynamic, multicultural community of around 1.8 million people. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is located on the downtown campus. In addition to being an active member of Dr. Gomez’s research group, the postdoctoral researcher will join a community of postdoctoral fellows in the department and have access to a wide range of networking, mentoring and development opportunities for early career professionals, including at McGill and with national and international collaborators. Training will be customized for the researcher by identifying specific technical skills and professional development opportunities to be prioritized during their work on the project.Review of applications will begin on April 5th, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Start date is negotiable but ideally the candidate would begin by early September 2024.All applications must include:

  • a cover letter outlining the candidate’s academic qualifications and professional experiences motivation, and how they will bring value to the research program;
  • a brief research statement (1-2 pages max) including research to date and future directions, including under the themes listed above;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • a copy of university transcript(s); and
  • names and contact information of two reference letter writers.

Applicants must apply by creating a candidate account and uploading all required documentation, except the letters of recommendation, as a single PDF in McGill’s Workday system.Questions and communications can be sent to Dr. Natalya Gomez at with the subject line “PDF position 2024″Information about work permits, healthcare and benefits, and other employment-related questions can be found at the following links.Annual Salary: (AMURE Post-Doctoral Fellow Researcher) $41,500.00Hours per Week: 35 (Full time)Location: Adams BuildingSupervisor: Associate ProfessorPosition Start Date: 2024-03-21Position End Date: 2026-08-31Deadline to Apply: 2024-04-30McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, .

Expected salary

$41500 per year



Job date

Wed, 27 Mar 2024 05:30:06 GMT

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