Postdoctoral Green Scholar

Location
UCSD, La Jolla
Salary
$50,000 - $58,000 + Benefits
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Closes
Oct 08, 2017
Career Level
Postdoctoral
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Fellowship
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2018 for two postdoctoral Green Scholars. Funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences is matched with extramural funds for specific research projects to support these positions. Prior to submitting an application, applicants should contact potential IGPP mentors to check whether they have a viable project. Positions are available for one year and are renewable for a second year, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Green scholars are encouraged to broaden their experience through interaction with other researchers at IGPP and individual research goals may be pursued if project progress can be maintained. Information on recent IGPP research is available at https://igpp.ucsd.edu/about

Applications should include a statement of research interests (1 page), dissertation abstract (less than 250 words), curriculum vitae with publications list, immigration status, and contact information for two recommendation letter writers.  Applications should be submitted online at https://igpp.ucsd.edu/green-postdoctoral-fellowship-application 

Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2017. Potential applicants are strongly advised to initiate contact with prospective mentor(s) well before this date. Review of applications typically takes 2-3 months. Applications may be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration is not assured if all materials are not received by Oct 15.  Letters of support should not be submitted with the application; we will solicit letters after a first round of evaluation. Please address questions to greenfound@ucsd.edu.

UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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