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Postdoctoral Scholarships - Woods Hole, USA

Postdoctoral Scholarships - Woods Hole, USA

Massachusetts, United States
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution open competition for 18-month postdoctoral fellowships is now open!

Scholarships are awarded for 18-month appointments. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of at least $65,000 per year, relocation and health and welfare allowances, as well as a modest research budget.
Applications will be accepted from recent PhD recipients to pursue research of their choice in any of the following areas:

Coral Reefs
Climate Change
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry
Marine Geology & Geophysics
Physical Oceanography
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering
Biological Oceanography
Interdisciplinary candidates are encouraged!
We are interested in receiving submissions from applicants of diverse research backgrounds.
New or recent (within three years or less) recipients of a doctoral degree with interests in the
oceanographic sciences or engineering are eligible.

Criteria for awards include demonstrated research independence, productivity and novelty, and community service including contributions to making science and engineering more diverse, equitable and welcoming. We would appreciate your bringing these opportunities to the attention of interested graduate students and recent postdoctorates at your institution.
Additional information and application forms can be found at:

If you are unfamiliar with WHOI or the application process, my suggestion is to go to the WHOI webpage (, identify potential post-doc sponsors at WHOI, and get in touch with them before you apply.

Completed applications will be accepted up to October 15, 2022, for consideration for Postdoctoral Scholar Awards for 2023-2024. In addition to the application form, the following are required: a current CV or resume; a minimum of three non-WHOI recommendations; a concise statement describing research interests, in particular those that the applicant would like to pursue at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, as well as more general career plans - interests in, experience with, and/or planned commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in research, teaching, and/or service in their career; and a brief synopsis of their doctoral dissertation. Announcement of awards will be made in December.
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