Postdoctoral Positions in Geological Sciences at Brown University

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October 13, 2012

Job: Postdoctoral Positions in Geological Sciences
Salary: Starting at 55,100.00
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Employer: Brown University, Department of Geological Sciences
Type: Full Time – Experienced

Job Description
The Department of Geological Sciences at Brown University invites applications for its postdoctoral research associate program. The Department seeks outstanding candidates in the field of Earth and planetary sciences, with preference given to applicants whose research addresses key questions in Earth composition, structure, dynamics, deformation and material properties. Postdoctoral associates are encouraged to pursue their own research interests, but close interaction with Brown Geological Sciences faculty is expected. Additional program information and a description of research and facilities in the Department can be found at

These competitive, institutionally-supported postdoctoral positions are awarded for a one-year period, with anticipated extension for a second year. The initial annual stipend is $55,100 and a research/travel fund of $5,000 is provided in each year.

Applicants should forward a cover letter, curriculum vita, a brief proposal for the research to be carried out at Brown (with identification of a Brown faculty sponsor), a statement of research accomplishments, official transcript and three letters of recommendation to: no later than January 11, 2013. Inquiries and other communications may be directed by email to Decisions will be made in Spring, 2013 for a position start date as early as July 1, 2013. Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. or should be 2013 degree candidates. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by the time of the appointment.

Brown University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We encourage applications from minority or female candidates.

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