[ES_JOBS_NET] 2014 Postdoctoral Scholar Program - Scripps

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Dec 4 09:25:49 MST 2013

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/> at the
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) 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 Institution of
Oceanography 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 SIO can be explored by viewing profiles of the Principal
Investigators at Scripps<https://scripps.ucsd.edu/people/directory?r=Academic>

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, 2011. Current and former Scripps Postdocs are not eligible for these

Awards are competitive with a major emphasis on potential for independent,
creative research.  The Postdoc positions are for one (1) year, and award
twelve (12) months of salary based on the University of California pay
scale, plus benefits.  An additional six (6) months of support may be
granted provided that the Postdoc obtains additional external support.

The deadline for applications will be February 1, 2014, and successful
candidates are expected to start before December 1, 2014. 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

Recipients of the 2014 Scripps Postdoctoral awards will receive a minimum
stipend of $58,000 per year, based on University of California pay scale.
Appointees are eligible for health insurance through UCSD.

Further information can be obtained from:

Chair, Scripps Institutional Postdoctoral Awards Committee
c/o Carrie Byrd
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC0210
La Jolla, CA 92093-0210
cbyrd at ucsd.edu<cbyrd at ucsd.edu?subject=2010%20Postdoctoral%20Scholar%20Program%20Advertisement>
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