Student Opportunity: 2016 Exploration Postdoctoral Fellowships

The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for the position of Exploration Fellow. The mission of the postdoctoral fellowship is to foster SESE’s interdisciplinary research program by attracting and supporting outstanding early-career scientists and engineers to pursue independent research in collaboration with SESE faculty. Research areas within SESE encompass theoretical and observational astrophysics, astrobiology, cosmology, earth and planetary science, instrumentation and systems engineering, and science education.

Appointments will be for up to three years and will commence on, or shortly after, July 1, 2016. Incoming Fellows will receive an annual stipend of $61,000 with health benefits, plus $9,000 per year in discretionary research funds. A relocation allowance will be provided.
Application materials (and any questions) should be submitted by email to, addressed to the Exploration Fellowship Committee. Complete applications and separate letters of reference are due by October 31, 2015. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately following the closing date and decisions are expected to be announced in December.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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