Thread: Announcement - NSF Program Solicitation - 2021 Ocean Sciences Postdoc Research Fellowships

Started: 2020-12-07 22:33:04
Last activity: 2020-12-07 22:33:04
Dear Colleagues,
The National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences has issued a Program Solicitation for the 2021 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (OCE-PRF).
The solicitation can be found at the link:
Best Regards,
The Marine Geology and Geophysics Program

**Below is a synopsis of the Program Announcement - For more information, please reference the link**

General Information
Program Title:
Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (OCE-PRF) Synopsis of
The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships (PRF) to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique research resources, sites and facilities. The fellowship program is intended to provide beginning investigators of significant potential with experiences that will establish them in positions of leadership in the scientific community. During tenure, Fellows affiliate with a host research organization(s) and conduct research on topics supported by OCE. Fellowships will include participation in a professional development program that emphasizes development of mentoring skills and that coordinates the involvement of Fellows in conferences and activities that are focused on increasing the engagement of underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Applicants must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. Applicants who are women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and underrepresented minorities in STEM, or who have attended community colleges and minority-serving institutions (e.g. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Alaska Native Serving Institutions, and Hawaiian Native and Pacific Islander Serving Institutions) are especially encouraged to apply.

Suzannah Richards
Science Assistant, Marine Geology and Geophysics
National Science Foundation

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