Faculty Position in Earth and Planetary Science
We seek creative and promising candidates across the broad
earth and planetary science who complement the disciplines
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Opportunity Employer —
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
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
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 (email@example.com).
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.