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

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
supervise graduate research, and teach courses for undergraduate
and graduate students. Details about the department and its
facilities can be found at http://ift.tt/1TesQIC

Please send a CV, research and teaching statements, and names of
four or more references to esci-search@rice.edu.

Equal Opportunity Employer —
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender

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 (http://ift.tt/1TesQIC).

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:

A cover letter addressed to the search committee chair

A research proposal of no more than 3 single-spaced pages
excluding references

A current CV

A list of publications

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@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
Orientation/Gender Identity

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