[20130215] Jackson School Postdoctoral Fellows Program at University of Texas at Austin, USA

The Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for its 2013-2014 school-wide Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows Program. This highly competitive institutional award is open to recent doctorates (degree within the past 3 years) in geosciences. We welcome applicants with research interests across the full range of geosciences disciplines. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to pursue their own independent research interests. The appointment is for 2 years with a salary of $60,000 per year plus health and dental benefits. Research support of $10,000 per year is also provided. Successful applicants can begin their program as early as September 1, 2013, but no later than December 31, 2013.

To apply, submit the following materials via email in Adobe PDF format: current CV that includes education, employment history, awards, publications, and extramural funding record; a short (2-3 page) statement of research interests and proposed research; and the names and contact information for 3 references. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2013. Applicants should send applications electronically (in PDF form) as an email attachment to PostDocJSG@jsg.utexas.edu.

Please note that the Jackson School has many postdoctoral fellows in addition to the Distinguished Postdoctral Fellows. To apply for other postdoctoral opportunities, applicants are encouraged to make direct contact with Jackson School scientists they are interested in working with. If you are interested in deep-Earth mineral physics research, please contact Professor Afu Lin for details. For additional information, please see:


Jung-Fu "Afu" Lin, Assistant Professor
Department of Geological Sciences
Jackson School of Geosciences
The University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station C1100
(23rd and San Jacinto for UPS/FedEx delivery)
Austin, Texas 78712-0254
Tel: (512) 4718054 (Office) 2329145 (Lab)
Fax: (512) 4710959
Office: JSG 4.140; Lab: JSG 6.308
Email: afu@jsg.utexas.edu, austinafu@gmail.com
Website: http://www.geo.utexas.edu/faculty/lin/default.htm