[CRYOLIST] Postdoc positions in IGPP @ Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Helen Amanda Fricker hafricker at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 19:14:28 PDT 2019


Dear Cryolist,

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2020 for two
postdoctoral Green Scholars and one John W. Miles Scholar. If you are
looking for a postdoc position, please take a look at all the polar
research being done at Scripps Polar Center <http://polar.ucsd.edu/>, and
consider applying.

Best wishes - Helen

*Green Foundation Postdoctoral Appointments in Geophysics*

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography has openings starting in 2020 for two
postdoctoral Green Scholars. 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 check whether or not they have a
suitable project. 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.

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.

Applicants must be within 5 years of the award of their PhD. Applications
must include a statement of research interests (1-2 pages, 12 point), a
dissertation abstract (one page), curriculum vitae with publications list,
a statement of immigration status, and contact information for two
recommendation letter writers. Letters of support should *not* be submitted
with the application; we will solicit letters after a first round of
evaluations. Applications should be submitted online at
https://igpp.ucsd.edu/scholarships

*Applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019*. Potential
applicants are strongly advised to initiate contact with prospective
mentor(s) well before this date*. **Review of applications typically takes
2-3 months. *Applications may be accepted until the position is filled, but
full consideration is not assured if all materials are not received by
December 1. Please address questions to greenfound at ucsd.edu.

UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes
all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial
consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national
origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally
protected status.

*John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship In Theoretical And Computational
Geophysics*



The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at the Scripps
Institution of Oceanography has an opening starting in 2020 for the John W.
Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical and Computational Geophysics,
which is overseen by the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences. Funding is
available to support a postdoctoral position in any area of computational
and theoretical geophysics, including machine learning applied to
geophysics. Before submitting an application, applicants must contact
potential mentors at IGPP to develop a plan for fruitful research
collaboration. Information on recent IGPP research is available at
https://igpp.ucsd.edu/about

In addition, in 2020 three new faculty members will be joining us, and can
be contacted as potential mentors (contact information is available on the
website for applications). All three (Matthias Morzfeld, Alice-Agnes
Gabriel, and David May) work in theoretical and computational geophysics



The position is for one year, renewable for a second year subject to
satisfactory performance during the first year. Salary is $60,000/yr plus
benefits, along with $3000/yr of discretionary research funds.



Applicants must be within 5 years of the award of their PhD. Applications
must include a statement of research interests (1-2 pages, 12 point), a
dissertation abstract (one page), curriculum vitae with publications list,
and contact information for two recommendation letter writers. Letters of
support should *not* be submitted with the application; we will solicit
letters after a first round of evaluations. Application materials must be
submitted online at https://igpp.ucsd.edu/scholarships



*The deadline for receipt of all application materials is December 1, 2019*.
Potential applicants are strongly advised to initiate contact with
prospective mentor(s) well before this date*. **Review of applications
typically takes 2-3 months. *Please address questions to greenfound at ucsd.edu
<dblackman at ucsd.edu>.



UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes
all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial
consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national
origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally
protected status.

-- 
Professor Helen Amanda Fricker
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, California, USA
Tel: +1-858-534-6145 (w)
      +1-619-993-3569 (mobile)
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