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Harvard University Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Earth and Planetary Sciences

Position Description

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University invites applicants for the Reginald A. Daly Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

The Department seeks candidates in the broad field of Earth and Planetary Sciences including but not limited to: geology, geochemistry, oceanography, Earth history, geobiology, hydrology, mineralogy, mineral physics, paleomagnetism, atmospheric dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, climate science, seismology, structural geology, geodynamics, petrology, geophysics, and planetary sciences. We welcome methodological approaches that span field observations, lab-based science, theory, and computation. The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences is keenly interested in diversifying its department and encourages applications from members of historically underrepresented groups.

These honorific postdoctoral fellowships are awarded for a one-year period, with an anticipated extension for a second year. Daly fellows carry out independent research and may choose to interact with one or more research groups in the department. Applicants are welcome to contact members of the department before applying.

The annual salary is $70,000 with additional funds of $5,000 per year available with the option for additional funding in selected circumstances, based on research needs. Information about benefits can be found on the Harvard Human Resources website (https://hr.harvard.edu/post-doctoral-fellows) .

Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. or should be 2022-degree candidates. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by the time of the appointment.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a two-page research proposal, as well as the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three referees. Applicants are responsible for contacting the referees. Referees would need to have their letters uploaded to the link provided by the application site. Applications and letters are due December 23, 2021.

Questions for the Daly Search Committee can be sent to Emily Bowman, Academic Coordinator, ebowman@fas.harvard.edu.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have a recent Ph.D. or should be 2022-degree candidates. Completion of the Ph.D. is required by the time of the appointment.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Please note in your cover letter how you learned about the position.

Contact Information

Emily Bowman

Academic Coordinator

Contact Email ebowman@fas.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related considerations, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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