<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class=""><span style="font-size: 16pt; font-family: Cambria;" class="">Distinguished
          Postdoctoral Fellowship in Geosciences</span><br class=""><div><div bgcolor="#FFFFFF" text="#000000" class=""><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none;
        text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New
          Roman"" class="">The
          Department of Geosciences at The Pennsylvania State University
          invites
          applications for a Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship in
          Geosciences.  This
          newly established position will support an outstanding scholar
          interested in
          stimulating interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation
          among the Department’s
          faculty and students.  The postdoctoral fellow will receive an
          annual stipend of
          $55,000 with a benefits package and $15,000 in discretionary
          research funds.  The fellowship has an initial appointment period of 18 months
          with the
          possibility of extension to two years.  The Department of
          Geosciences is part of
          the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, and houses
          internationally
          recognized research programs spanning a broad spectrum of
          Earth Science
          disciplines, including earth surface dynamics, geodynamics,
          crustal evolution,
          petrology, volcanology and tectonics, paleobiology, hydrology,
          Earth system
          science, (paleo)climate, paleoceanography and cryospheric
          science, microbial geobiology
          and biogeochemistry, Earth and planetary system evolution,
          solid-earth and
          lowtemperature geochemistry, geomechanics and seismology
          (further information
          is available at: <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.geosc.psu.edu/">http://www.geosc.psu.edu</a>).  The Department is
          closely tied to
          the Materials Research Institute, the Earth and Environmental
          Systems Institute,
          the Energy Institute, the Astrobiology Research Center, the
          Institute for
          CyberScience, the Huck Life Sciences Institute, and the
          Institutes of Energy
          and the Environment at Penn State.  Applicants must have a
          Ph.D. in geosciences
          or a related field awarded within three years of the time of
          appointment. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none;
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        text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New
          Roman"" class="">Before
          applying, candidates should explore possible research topics
          with faculty in
          the Department of Geosciences, and develop a short (no longer
          than 5 pages
          including figures and references) proposal of research to be
          completed during
          the fellowship period. Preference will be given to candidates
          whose proposals
          involve collaboration among two or more departmental faculty
          members,
          particularly if this collaboration will establish new
          directions in their
          research. Applicants should submit their proposal, a complete
          curriculum vitae,
          and contact information for three references. </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none;
        text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New
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        text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New
          Roman"" class="">All materials
          must be submitted
          online. Review of applications will begin on August 15th and
          continue until the
          position is filled. Appointment may begin as early as January
          1, 2017. For
          further information or questions, please contact Stacie
          Hugney, <a href="mailto:slg9@psu.edu" class="">slg9@psu.edu</a>. Apply
          online at<span style="mso-spacerun:yes" class="">  </span><a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://apptrkr.com/842987">http://apptrkr.com/842987</a><o:p class=""></o:p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none;
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          Roman"" class=""><b class="">CAMPUS
          SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:</b> </span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-pagination:none;mso-layout-grid-align:none;
        text-autospace:none"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Times New
          Roman"" class="">For more about safety at Penn
          State, and to review
          the Annual Security Report which contains information about
          crime statistics
          and other safety and security matters, please go to
          <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/">http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/</a>, which will also provide you
          with detail on how
          to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. Penn
          State is an equal
          opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to
          providing employment
          opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to
          race, color,
          religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
          national origin,
          disability or protected veteran status.<o:p class=""></o:p></span></p>
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