Turner Postdoctoral Fellows

This highly competitive fellowship is open to candidates who have obtained a PhD in any field within Earth and environmental sciences.

The Department seeks qualified applicants who are interested in collaborating with one or more faculty members. Applicants are encouraged to contact prospective faculty host(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss areas of common interest and to develop innovative research proposals.

Turner Postdoctoral Fellows receive an annual salary of $55,000, discretionary research funds of $5,000 per year, and a generous benefits package. The fellowship is awarded for a one-year period, with an anticipated extension for a second year.

Application: Applicants must have a PhD. The 2015 online application is now closed. A complete application requires a curriculum vitae and a research proposal (5 pages maximum), and the names and addresses of at least three references.

Deadline: The 2015 competition is now closed. Applications for the 2016 competition will be due January 15, 2016. 

Inquiries should be sent to Michigan-Earth-Search@umich.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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