Green Foundation Scholarship

John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has an opening for the John W. Miles Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical and Computational Geophysics starting in late 2018. Funding from the Green Foundation for Earth Sciences is available to support a postdoctoral position in the broad areas of computational and theoretical geophysics, including machine learning applied to geosciences. Applicants must contact potential mentors at IGPP prior to the application deadline, to ensure a feasible research collaboration. The position is available for two years for applicants that are less than 5 years from PhD degree. Funding for the second year is subject to satisfactory performance during the first year. Salary starts at $60,000/yr plus benefits and depends on experience. 

Applications require a statement of research interests (1-2 pages), dissertation abstract (1 page), curriculum vitae with publications, and two letters of recommendation. Application materials (except letters) must be submitted online following the link  here

Applications should be submitted by March 30, 2018. Recommendations should be sent by each letter writer directly to greenfound@ucsd.edu .

UC San Diego is a Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.