[ES_JOBS_NET] 2 positions at Rice University Dept of Earth Sciences: Faculty and Post-doc

Christine Wiedinmyer 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 
Orientation/Gender Identity

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 
Orientation/Gender Identity

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