[CRYOLIST] 2016 Scripps Postdoctoral Fellowships

Helen Amanda Fricker hafricker at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 15:13:52 PST 2015

*2016 Postdoctoral Scholar Program Advertisement*

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego in La Jolla,
California, invites applications for one or more Institution-wide
Postdoctoral positions in any of the major areas of research conducted at
Scripps. Scripps Institution of Oceanography is one of the oldest, largest,
and most important centers for marine science research in the world.
Research at Scripps encompasses physical, chemical, biological, geological,
and geophysical studies of the oceans, earth, and atmosphere. Scripps
Postdoctoral scholars are expected to interact with existing programs, and
candidates are required to contact potential mentors and identify mutual
research interests prior to submitting their applications. Research
activities at Scripps can be explored by viewing profiles of the Principal
Investigators <https://scripps.ucsd.edu/people/faculty> at Scripps.

Candidates are required to have completed the PhD degree prior to taking up
the appointment and should have received the degree no earlier than January
1, 2013. Current and former Scripps or UC San Diego Graduate Students and
Postdocs are ineligible for these awards.

Awards are competitive with a major emphasis on potential for independent,
creative research.  The Postdoc positions are for one year, and award
twelve months of salary with a minimum stipend of $58,000 plus benefits.
An additional six months of support may be granted provided that the
Postdoc obtains additional external support.   Appointees are eligible for
health insurance through UC San Diego.

The deadline for applications will be *February 1, 2016*, and successful
candidates are expected to start before December 1, 2016. All applications,
which must include two confidential letters of recommendation, and letter
of support from a potential Scripps mentor, are to be submitted in
electronic form, following instructions to be found here

Further information can be obtained from:

Chair, Scripps Institutional Postdoctoral Awards Committee
c/o Ms. Carrie Byrd
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC0210
La Jolla, CA 92093-0210
cbyrd at ucsd.edu

UCSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional
commitment to excellence through diversity.

Dr Helen Amanda Fricker
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, California, USA
Tel: 858-534-6145 (w)
      619-993-3569 (cell)
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