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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 new graduates who are seeking their first fellowship and who have held a PhD for no more than three years.
- Awardees must change institutions, in the absence of compelling circumstances. If you intend on not changing, please set out details in your cover letter.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to work independently and conduct research with minimal supervision.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
Before you begin the OpenHire process please prepare your application in one (1) PDF document, in the order listed below:
When you begin the application process you will see the screen below. Select “Upload a résumé/CV document”.
Continue the application process as prompted.
Questions on the OpenHire application process may be addressed to Randy Schalhamer, or 303-497-8703.
Please have reference letters sent by email to UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Questions on the VSP application process 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.