Navigation Menu+

Global Volcanism Program for Visiting Scientist/Postdoctoral Fellowship

A postdoctoral fellowship or visiting senior scientist position in the Department of Mineral Sciences at NMNH in the field of volcanology will be available annually. The fellowship is sponsored by the Global Volcanism Program. Competitive candidates will address problems in volcanology important on a global scale and/or volcanic systematics on regional/global scales from geochemical, petrological and/or physical volcanological perspectives. The department is home to the National Rock and Ore Collections as well as extensive preparatory and analytical equipment including experimental petrology labs, EMPA, FEG SEM, FTIR, XRD, cathodoluminescence, and wet chemistry. To apply, please email a project proposal (5 page maximum), CV, and names of at least two refereneces familiar with your work to Dr. Elizabeth Cottrell (cottrellE@si.edu).

Contact : Elizabeth Cottrell or Benjamin Andrews

Contact Address: NHB-119, Mineral Sciences, 10th and Constitution Ave, Washington, DC, 20002

Program Website: http://mineralsciences.si.edu/research/fellowship/htm

Term: The position is for one year, but may be extended based upon progress and availability of funds.

Stipend: Postdoctoral research fellows: $50,000/year Visiting senior scientists: Negotiated on a case by case basis, but will not exceed $50,000/year

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Apply Through: SOLAA