T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Chicago
City: 
Chicago
State/Province: 
IL
Country: 
United States of America
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The Department of the Geophysical Sciences at The University of Chicago invites applications for the T.C. Chamberlin Postdoctoral Fellowship. We seek outstanding scientists who lead creative investigations into the nature and evolution of the Earth and/or other planetary bodies–including their physics, biology, chemistry, climate, and history–and who have a desire to participate in the broad intellectual life of the department and the university. Ongoing research activities within the department can be found on the department website.

We encourage people with interests in any aspect of Earth and Planetary Sciences to apply. To give a sense of the diverse interests of our Chamberlin Fellows, in recent years they have carried out investigations of planetary habitability, tropical cyclones, paleontology, and planetary dynamics, and geochronology.

Start date is negotiable, with a target of September 1, 2022. The initial term of the Fellowships will be one year, renewable for a second year. The Fellowship comes with a competitive salary plus benefits as well as independent research funds. Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and request three letters of reference through AcademicJobsOnline.org at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/19246. Consideration of complete applications (those including letters of reference) will begin October 12, 2021, and exceptional applicants will be contacted after review to schedule on campus interviews.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email [email protected] with their request.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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