Fellowships for Postdoctoral Scholars

United States
Jul 09, 2018
Sep 09, 2018
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Fellowships for Postdoctoral Scholars 
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 

New or recent doctoral recipients with research interests associated
with the following are encouraged to submit scholarship applications
prior to September 20, 2018.

Departments - Awards related to the following areas are
anticipated: Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering; Biology;
Geology & Geophysics; Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry; Physical
Oceanography. Interdepartmental research is also encouraged.
A joint USGS/WHOI award will be given to a postdoc whose
research is in an area of common interest between WHOI Scientific
Staff and the USGS laboratory located on the WHOI campus. The
individual will interact with both USGS and WHOI based advisors on
their research.

The Center for Marine and Environmental Radioactivity (CMER)
will award a fellowship for research on natural and human-made
radioactive substances in the environment including the study of their
sources and fate or use as tracers of ocean processes.

The National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
Facility (NOSAMS)
will award a fellowship in the development and
implementation of new techniques in marine science radiocarbon

The Ocean Twilight Zone (OTZ) project will award a fellowship for
research on midwater ecosystems and processes, including biomass,
biodiversity, life histories and behavior, trophic interactions, links
to the global carbon cycle, and ways to engage scientists with

Awards are competitive, with primary emphasis placed on research
promise. Scholarships are 18-months with an annual stipend of
$60,000, a wellness allowance and a research budget. Recipients
are encouraged to pursue their own research interest in association
with resident staff. Communication with potential WHOI advisors
prior to submitting an application is encouraged. Awards will be
announced by December. Recipients of awards can initiate their study
and research period at the Institution any time after
January 1 and before December 1, 2019.

Further information may be obtained at: www.whoi.edu/postdoctoral

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