CICAR

Collaborative Education Programs

Collaborative Education Program Summary

Task IV of the research partnership between NOAA’s Office of Atmospheric Research and Columbia University will facilitate three types of collaborative, educational activities under CICAR.

  1. A postdoctoral program that is dedicated to provide opportunities for young, independent scientists to conduct research consistent with the CICAR themes and under the joint mentorship of NOAA (GFDL) and Columbia University (LDEO/EI) scientists.
  2. A graduate research program for advanced graduate students that will support PHD thesis work consistent with the CICAR themes and under the joint mentorship of NOAA (GFDL) and Columbia University (LDEO/EI) scientists.
  3. A visiting scholar program that will provide leading scientists from various national and international research institutes with the opportunity to visit LDEO and GFDL on a short-term basis to lecture the CICAR community and conduct collaborative research on the CICAR themes.

This postdoctoral and graduate student fellowship program is meant to facilitate and enhance the collaboration between GFDL and LDEO/EI. It will be based on an openly advertised competition. The rules and guidelines for this program will be established and published by the CICAR director in agreement with LDEO and GFDL directorate. Each year’s competition for funding in this category will be overseen by an ad-hoc committee with representative from NOAA (GFDL) and Columbia University (LDEO/EI).