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Undergraduate and PHD Student Opportunities, as well as Fellowships and Postdoctoral Positions

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Postdoctoral position in GMT software development

posted on: 06-25-2020 12:47pm

Type: Postdoctoral

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Earth Sciences in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa to participate in funded research in support of the maintenance and development of the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT;

A one-year initial appointment is anticipated, with the possibility of up to two years extension... read more

High Pressure Postdoctoral Research Associate openings at Los Alamos National Lab

posted on: 05-07-2020 03:42pm

Type: Postdoctoral

Postdoctoral Research Associate – Shock & Detonation Physics
What You Will Do
The Static High Pressure Team within the Shock & Detonation Physics Group (M-9) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has immediate openings for potentially multiple Postdoctoral Research Associates. Our work utilizes static high pressure experimental platforms to study the fundamental condensed matter thermodynamics and kinetics of materials at extreme pressures and... read more

SSRL Postdoctoral Scholar for space weathering and impact synthesis investigations

posted on: 03-31-2020 12:33pm

Type: Postdoctoral

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL), a Directorate of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar to study space weathering and impact synthesis at SSRL. This project is supported for a 2yr period by a grant from NASA. The appointment starting date is expected to be on June 1st, 2020. The candidate will have the opportunity to study never before opened samples from the Apollo 17 mission to the lunar surface as well as other... read more

Postdoctoral Associate in Geosciences at Stony Brook University

posted on: 03-19-2020 08:56am

Type: Postdoctoral

Postdoctoral Associate, Geosciences - 2000438

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Chemistry, Geochemistry, Materials Science, or a related field in hand by September 2020. Experience conducting relevant experiments as evidenced in publications or thesis.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with modern national facility based techniques as evidenced in publications or thesis. Experience in NMR spectroscopy. Experience in synchrotron and... read more

School of Earth and Space Exploration at ASU Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Mineral Physics

posted on: 03-11-2020 07:27am

Type: Postdoctoral

The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar in Mineral physics.

We invite applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position to carry out high-pressure research as a member of the mineral physics group ( at ASU.  The researcher will carry out experiments for understanding reactions between hydrogen and minerals (... read more

Postdoctoral Associate (In situ synchrotron research)

posted on: 02-26-2020 01:44pm

Type: Postdoctoral


The Department of Geosciences at Stony Brook University invites applications for a postdoctoral associate within any specialty of the general field of in situ synchrotron research. We seek a candidate with the potential to augment or build upon one or more of our current research strengths in areas such as in situ high pressure synthesis, in situ low temperature (< 250°C) studies of nano-mineral formation, and synthesis science... read more