Student Opportunities and Fellowships

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

You can advertise open positions in your institution here. Please feel free to contact us if you are currently looking for undergraduate or PhD students or have an opening for a postdoctoral scholar.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Computational Mineralogy and Geochemistry

posted on: 07-02-2018 10:58am

Type: Postdoctoral

(3-year term position)

The deep Earth materials group of the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics, University of Oslo, seeks a postdoctoral fellow in computational mineralogy and geochemistry (first principles atomistic simulation by DFT, using mainly the VASP platform). The current group members include R.G. Trønnes, C.E. Mohn and adjunct professors J.P. Brodholt and R. Caracas. We focus on the phase relations, material properties, chemical exchange and heat and mass transfer in... read more

Postdoctoral Position in Mineral Physics

posted on: 01-12-2018 10:33am

Type: Postdoctoral

The mineral physics group in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University invites applications from prospective postdoctoral researchers. Successful applicants will study Earth’s mantle and core using high-pressure, high-temperature experimental techniques, and should hold a Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Sciences or a related field by the start date. The position is for one year, renewable to at least two contingent on research progress. Experience with diamond anvil... read more

2 PhD positions in deep Earth Mineral Physics

posted on: 12-21-2017 03:38pm

Type: PhD

Dear colleagues,

We would appreciate your collaboration in advertising for two PhD vacancies in High Pressure Mineral Physics among potential candidates in your institutions.

The open positions are allocated at the UMET ( of the University of Lille (France) and the Institute for Mineralogy ( read more

Thomas Vogel Endowed Professorship of the Solid Earth

posted on: 11-30-2017 11:49am

Type: Fellowship

Dear All,

I’d like to draw your attention to the following faculty position in Michigan State’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences:

Thomas Vogel Endowed Professorship of the Solid Earth

Position Summary:

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding faculty candidate to fill the Thomas Vogel Endowed Professorship in... read more

Postdoctoral Position at UC Davis, Shock Compression/Planetary Science

posted on: 10-09-2017 08:48am

Type: Postdoctoral

ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY - Postdoctoral Position in Dynamic Compression Research

Professor Sarah Stewart’s group in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences seeks a postdoctoral researcher to conduct experimental work in the department’s Shock Compression Lab. The lab’s primary research themes focus on understanding the role of material properties in governing the outcome of large impact events, including the physical and chemical processes that shape planetary... read more

2018 Exploration Fellowship in Earth and Space Science

posted on: 09-26-2017 11:21am

Type: Fellowship

The School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) at Arizona State University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who will serve as an 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 faculty. Research areas within the School encompass theoretical and observational... read more