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The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs announces the annual call for applications for the Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships. Several new appointments will be made. The recruitment period ends January 13, 2017.
UCAR postdoctoral positions are generally for two years with the second year based on continued program funding. Successful applicants in this program work under the mentorship of host scientists in areas of mutual interest.
Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR’s relocation policy.
BASIC JOB FUNCTION:
To train the next generation of researchers needed in the emerging field of Heliophysics (the broad field of Sun-Earth connections). The program is sponsored by the NASA Living With a Star (LWS) Program.
Education and Experience:
- Ph.D. in related science
- Preference is given to those who are seeking their first fellowship and have held a PhD for no more than three years.
- Awardees must change institutions, in the absence of compelling circumstances.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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You must apply online at the UCAR career Opportunities Page
Before you begin the OpenHire process please prepare your application in one (1) PDF document, in the order listed below:
1. Cover Letter
Cover letter stating the name of this program, potential host and location, and where you learned of this opportunity. Please also add a justification statement, if applicable, to explain any breaks in career path.
2. Curriculum Vitae
Curriculum vitae, including publication list.
3. Four Professional References
Names, address and email for four professional references.
Note: Applicants are responsible for contacting their references to have letters sent to UCAR/VSP by the application deadline.
4. PhD dissertation abstract
PhD dissertation abstract, including title
5. Titled project description
Note: Description must be titled and not exceed five pages including figures and appendices (minimum 12 pt. type size).
6. Statement of relevance
Statement describing the relevance of the proposed project to the NASA Living with a Star program, not to exceed one page.
To begin the application process, at the bottom of this page click “New Resume/CV.” The next page presents options for you to submit your materials. Select “Upload a resume/CV document.”
You will then be prompted to submit your résumé or CV as seen below. At this point, upload your complete application as one (1) PDF document.
Continue the application process as prompted. Step 4 of the online application process will ask you if you want to upload additional documentation. Ignore this step.
Questions on the OpenHire application process may be addressed to Tom Cordova, or 303-497-8850.
Please have reference letters sent by email to UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org:
General questions regarding this fellowship program may be addressed to email@example.com or 303-497-1605.
U.S. citizenship is not required to participate in this program, but the selected postdoctoral fellows must be hosted at a U.S. research institution. Jack Eddy fellows are UCAR employees and receive a fixed annual salary plus UCAR's benefits (health and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, TIAA retirement fund, and life insurance). A relocation allowance and an allowance for travel during the appointment are provided. See Stipend & Benefits for details.