[ES_JOBS_NET] Institute Postdoctoral Associate, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS), Rutgers University

Christine Wiedinmyer Christine.Wiedinmyer at Colorado.EDU
Sun Dec 16 08:50:41 MST 2018


Recruitment/Posting Title

Institute Postdoctoral Associate


Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS)


Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) invites applications for its 2019-2020 Institute Postdoctoral Program.

EOAS unites a Rutgers-wide, interdisciplinary community studying the past, present and future of the Earth system, including the solid Earth, ocean, atmosphere, and biosphere, and humanity's dependence and impacts upon them. Its members advance the scientific understanding of our planet's past, present and future and build the knowledge and perspective needed for equitable state, national and global stewardship of a healthy, sustainable and resilient planetary environment.

The EOAS Institute Postdoctoral Program brings to Rutgers excellent early-career scientists seeking to engage in research that cuts across Earth system science disciplines. Institute Postdoctoral Associates work on multidisciplinary teams of at least two EOAS faculty mentors to facilitate new collaborations with high intellectual merit and broader impact.

To apply, candidates must complete an online application and submit a research proposal developed in consultation with their desired multidisciplinary mentoring team. Applications are welcome for all innovative, interdisciplinary ideas that are consistent with EOAS's mission.

For more information and to apply please visit the https://eoas.rutgers.edu/postdoctoral-program/2019-application/ page.


Minimum Education and Experience

Requires a Ph.D. in an area relevant to the proposed research.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ph.D. required.

Equipment Utilized

Depends on proposed research.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Depends on proposed research.



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Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must complete an online application and are required to submit the following materials:

* Cover Letter
* Curriculum Vitae
* Research Proposal
* Contact information for four (4) references

Three (3) page maximum; double-spaced; one-inch margins; minimum 11-point standard font. References are required but not included in the three-page maximum. The research proposal should clearly outline project motivation, hypotheses to be tested, methods to be used, the intellectual merit and broader impacts of the project, and the potential for the project to lead to external funding. Candidates' research proposals must be developed in consultation with their proposed faculty mentors, who should be clearly identified in the proposal.

EOAS welcomes proposals in all areas that advance the scientific understanding of the past, present and future of the Earth system and/or build the knowledge and perspective needed for stewardship of a healthy, sustainable and resilient planetary environment. Candidates should review the EOAS Faculty Directory for a complete list of potential mentors. Proposed mentorship teams must include at least one faculty member from one of the following departments in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences: Ecology, Evolution & Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, or Marine & Coastal Sciences. Candidates may also submit proposals in faculty-identified topical areas of interest.

Candidates will be evaluated based on: 1) their past record and letters of reference; 2) the feasibility, intellectual merit, and broader impacts of their proposed research, including the potential for their work to advance cross-disciplinary research at Rutgers within the Earth system sciences; and 3) the ability of their proposed mentor team to facilitate their research.

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