Miles Fellow Postdoctoral Appointment in Geophysics

Duncan Agnew dagnew at ucsd.edu
Fri Oct 15 17:25:07 UTC 2021


The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, has an
opening starting in 2022 for a Miles Fellow postdoctoral appointment,
awarded in honor of the late John W. Miles. This appointment supports a
scientist whose expertise lies within the broad areas of computational
and theoretical geophysics.

The PhD awarded to the applicant must have a date no earlier than 5
years before the application deadline, and no later than 6 months after
it. The appointment cannot start until after the award of the PhD.

This position is fully supported by funding from the Green Foundation
for Earth Sciences. Before submitting an application, applicants should
contact potential IGPP mentors to find out if they have a suitable
project involving computational or theoretical geophysics.

Miles Fellows are encouraged to broaden their experience through
interaction with other researchers at IGPP; 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.

The positions are for one year, renewable for a second year subject to
satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Starting salary is
$60,000/yr plus benefits, along with $3000/yr of discretionary research
funds.

Applications are due by November 14, 2021, and should be submitted
online at https://igpp.ucsd.edu/scholarships. Potential applicants are
strongly advised to initiate contact with prospective mentor(s) well
before this date.

Applications must include a statement of research interests (1-2 pages,
12 point), a dissertation abstract (1 page), a curriculum vita with
publications list, and personal information (including immigration
status). The application also requires contact information for two
writers of support letters, but candidates are themselves responsible
for ensuring that these support letters are submitted (by emails to
greenfound at ucsd.edu) by November 21, 2021.

Review of applications typically takes 1-2 months. Applications may be
accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration is not
assured if all materials are not received by the deadlines given above.

Please address questions to greenfound at ucsd.edu.

UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity/affirmative action
employer, with a strong commitment to diversity
http://diversity.ucsd.edu, and welcomes all qualified applicants.
Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard
to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual
orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic data, or other
legally protected status.
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