Job and Fellowship Opportunities
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) announces the continuation of the NOAA Postdoctoral Program in Climate and Global Change . UCAR manages this NOAA-sponsored program, which pairs recently graduated postdoctorates with host scientists at US institutions to work in an area of mutual interest. The objective of this program is to help create the next generation of researchers needed for climate studies. It endeavors to attract recent PhDs in sciences that address studies of relevance to the NOAA Climate and Global Change Program refer to NOAA's website at www.ogp.noaa.gov or send an email attachment in PDF, Microsoft Word or Corel WordPerfect to Meg Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org . Full text announcement available at www.vsp.ucar.edu
Global Climate and Environmental Change Postdoctoral Position. The Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at Northern Illinois University offers a postdoctoral research position to begin in January or February 2005 to complement a newly developed Analytical Center for Climate and Environmental Change (ACCEC). Expertise is needed in one of the following three areas: (1) geological, glaciological, oceanographic, or microbiological analysis of environments beneath ice shelves and grounded ice margins, with an emphasis on the Antarctic; (2) geochemical and stable isotope analysis of paleoclimate records with an emphasis on global change and more recent geological/historical time; and (3) development of biomarkers as tracers of natural and human-induced environmental change. Salary is available for one year and is anticipated for a second year. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests and plans for obtaining further research funds, and at least three letters of reference sent by the 15 October 2004 to: Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb , IL 60115 . A PhD in the geosciences at the time of appointment will be expected.