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Application Deadline: 13 May 2016
The UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs announces the annual call for applications for the PACE (Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise) Fellowship Program. Several postdoctoral fellows will be appointed.
UCAR postdoctoral positions are generally for two years with the second year based on continued program funding. Successful applicants in this program will hosted by two mentors: one mentor in climate research, the other mentor in the decision making area.
The program seeks recent or anticipated PhDs who have strong expertise in climate science and who are interested in applying their knowledge of the climate system to increase decision-making capacity in climate-sensitive sectors.
Partial relocation costs paid per UCAR’s relocation policy.
The program has been developed to:
Education and Experience:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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. Click “Browse” to find your file on your computer. 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.
Applicants are responsible for contacting four referees to have letters sent to UCAR/VSP by the application deadline. One letter must be from the thesis advisor, and letters from more than one institution are encouraged. Referees should be directed to Reference Letter Guidance.
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.
Questions on the OpenHire application process may be addressed to Martha Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 303-497-8715.
U.S. citizenship is not required to participate in this program, but the selected post-doctoral fellows must be hosted at a U.S. research institution. Appointed scientists are employees of UCAR. The two-year fellowships include a fixed annual salary and benefits: health & dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, mandatory participation in TIAA retirement fund, and life insurance. A partial relocation allowance is provided as well as an allowance for travel to scientific conferences and other support costs per UCAR’s relocation policy.