Geophysics postdoc postions at IGPP/Scripps, La Jolla (Green Scholar)

Duncan Agnew dagnew at ucsd.edu
Tue Sep 6 01:27:27 UTC 2022


Green Foundation Postdoctoral Appointments in Geophysics

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, has
openings starting in 2023 for up to two postdoctoral Green Scholars. The
PhD awarded to the applicant must have a date no earlier than 4 years
before the application deadline, and no later than 6 months after it.  The
appointment cannot start until after the award of the PhD.

These positions are supported by funding from the Green Foundation for
Earth Sciences, matched with extramural funds for specific research
projects. Before submitting an application, applicants should contact
potential IGPP mentors to find out if they have a suitable project.  Green
scholars 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
$70,000/yr plus benefits, along with $3000/yr of discretionary research
funds.

Applications are due by October 31, 2022, 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
(1 page, 12 point). 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 7, 2022.

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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