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MIT Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships in Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) invites applications for its Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Each two-year fellowship supports an exceptional early-career scientist with interests in the broad field of Earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences. Fellows pursue independent research but are also encouraged to collaborate with one or more faculty in the department. A faculty mentor hosts each fellow. Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective faculty mentors. MIT postdoctoral researchers receive mentoring and opportunities for career development throughout the postdoctoral period.
Fellows receive an annual stipend of $64,000, full coverage of premiums for affiliate health and basic dental and vision insurance, and an allowance of $5,000 per year for research and relocation expenses. The start date is flexible, but should ideally fall between June 1, 2018 and January 31, 2019. Applicants must have obtained a Ph.D. by the start date, but not more than three years before the start date.
Applications are due by December 6, 2017, and must include a curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a two-page plan of research to be conducted during the fellowship, and three reference letters. A description of the application process is at http://eapsweb.mit.edu/DPF
MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.