[ES_JOBS_NET] Scripps Postdoctoral Program

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Dec 22 12:39:23 MST 2014


*2015 Postdoctoral Scholar Program Advertisement*

Scripps Institution of Oceanography <http://scripps.ucsd.edu/>at UC San 
Diego 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 Scripps can be explored by viewing profiles of 
thePrincipal Investigators at Scripps 

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, 2012.  Current and former Scripps or UC San Diego Graduate 
Students and Postdocs are ineligible for these awards.

Awards are competitive with a major emphasis on potential for 
independent, creative research.  The Postdoc positions are for one year, 
and award twelve months of salary with a minimum stipend of $58,000 plus 
benefits.  An additional six months of support may be granted provided 
that the Postdoc obtains additional external support.   Appointees are 
eligible for health insurance through UCSD.

The deadline for applications will be*February 1, 2015*, and successful 
candidates are expected to start before December 1, 2015. 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 
foundhere <https://scripps.ucsd.edu/postdocs/program/instructions>.

Further information can be obtained from:

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

UCSD is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with a strong institutional 
commitment to excellence through diversity.

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