[ES_JOBS_NET] 2 positions at Rice University Dept of Earth Sciences: Faculty and Post-doc
christin at ucar.edu
Tue Jul 7 13:37:51 MDT 2015
Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary Science
We seek creative and promising candidates across the broad spectrum of
earth and planetary science who complement the disciplines represented
in our department.
Successful candidates are expected to direct an active research program,
supervise graduate research, and teach courses for undergraduate and
graduate students. Details about the department and its facilities can
be found at http://earthscience.rice.edu
Please send a CV, research and teaching statements, and names of four or
more references to esci-search at rice.edu <mailto:esci-search at rice.edu>.
Equal Opportunity Employer — Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual
All required application materials submitted by *September 15, 2015* are
ensured full consideration.
Wiess Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
The Department of Earth Science at Rice University is launching a Wiess
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship competition in the broad fields of
Earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences. Interested candidates should
have recently completed their PhD or are expected to complete their PhD
by September 2016. The appointment of the fellow is expected to begin
anytime between July and December 2016.
The principal selection criteria for the fellow are scientific
excellence and a clearly expressed research plan to address questions at
the forefront of Earth science, broadly defined. Applicants are expected
to propose their own research ideas, but are encouraged to consider the
current spectrum of research activities in the department and to
communicate with one or more members of the faculty
The research fellowship will be supported by the Department of Earth
Science for two years pending satisfactory progress in their first year.
The fellowship covers an annual stipend of $60,000 and includes an
annual research allowance of $3,500.
Candidates are required to submit:
1. A cover letter addressed to the search committee chair
2. A research proposal of no more than 3 single-spaced pages excluding
3. A current CV
4. A list of publications
5. A list of four referees with full contact details
All documents should be submitted as a single .pdf file to the chair of
the fellowship search committee (esci-postdoc at rice.edu
<mailto:esci-postdoc at rice.edu>). The application deadline is November 1,
2015. The highest ranked candidates will be invited to visit Rice in
early 2016, and the decision of the award will be announced March 1, 2016.
Equal Opportunity Employer--Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual
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