Thread: Postdoctoral Green Scholar

Started: 2019-10-16 20:20:36
Last activity: 2019-10-16 20:20:36
Duncan Agnew
2019-10-16 20:20:36
Institution: Institution of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, SIO/UCSD, La Jolla
Open Until: 2019-12-01

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

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

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>

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.

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