Job Title: Earth and Planetary Sciences Postdoctoral Researcher – Harvard University

Date of Postdoc Position Posting: 11/03/2021

Postdoctoral Position Discipline: Physical Sciences – Earth and Planetary Sciences

Position Description

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University invites applicants for the Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

The Department seeks candidates in the broad field of Earth and Planetary Sciences including but not limited to: geology, geochemistry, oceanography, Earth history, geobiology, hydrology, mineralogy, mineral physics, paleomagnetism, atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, climate science, seismology, structural geology, geodynamics, petrology, geophysics, and planetary sciences. We welcome methodological approaches that span field observations, lab-based science, theory, and computation. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is keenly interested in diversifying its department and encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

These honorific postdoctoral fellowships are awarded for a one-year period, with an anticipated extension for a second year. Daly fellows carry out independent research and may choose to interact with one or more research groups in the department. Applicants are welcome to contact members of the department before applying.

Required Qualifications

Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. or should be 2022-degree candidates. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by the time of the appointment.

Additional Position Details

  • Salary: $70, 000
  • Opportunity for teaching: No
  • Opportunity for supervision/mentoring: No  
  • Opportunity for community outreach and engagement: No

How to Apply:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a two-page research proposal, as well as the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three referees. Applicants are responsible for contacting the referees. Referees would need to have their letters uploaded to the link provided by the application site.

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