- Postdoctoral Researcher
The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, has
openings starting in 2022 for up to two postdoctoral Green Scholars. 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.
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
$60,000/yr plus benefits, along with $3000/yr of discretionary research
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
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.
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.