Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Steve Fossett Postdoctoral Fellowship in Earth
and Planetary Science

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for the Steve Fossett Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Department seeks outstanding candidates who will strengthen and complement existing areas of study, including terrestrial and planetary geology, geochemistry, geophysics, geobiology, and climate science. Candidates will be encouraged to collaborate directly with faculty and students within the Department, and will be invited to lead a seminar in their area of expertise. Ideal candidates will have trans-disciplinary interests, and will interact scientifically with a broad spectrum of the Department's members. This competitive postdoc is awarded for a one-year period, which may be extended to a second year. The annual salary is $63,000 with additional research funds of $5,000 per year. The appointment is anticipated to begin on or around July 1, 2019. Applicants should contact a potential faculty sponsor to discuss additional arrangements.

To apply, upload a cover letter, resume, statement of research interests, and names and contact information for three references to:

Applications will be considered until the search is concluded, but priority will be given to those received before January 15, 2019. Washington University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

posted: 12 November 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.