A 2-year postdoctoral fellowship is available starting January 2015!

Panoramic view of Puente Centenario by Rob Hoffman.
Panoramic view of Puente Centenario by Rob Hoffman.

PCP-PIRE is seeking a strong field paleontologist or geologist to join our team to:

  1. conduct original field-based research on the ancient biodiversity, climates, and environments of Panama;
  2. facilitate on-going field research of other project participants; and
  3. assist in supervising and mentoring PCP-PIRE interns in Panama.

Minimum requirements for the job include:  PhD in geology, biology, or other relevant discipline, extensive experience conducting geology and paleontology fieldwork and some supervisory/teaching experience. Some Spanish competency is preferred.  The fellowship is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents and includes an annual stipend ($40,000), health insurance, housing when in Panama, and related travel.

If you are interested, please send a letter of interest, CV, statement of proposed research, and contact info for 3 references to Aaron Wood (awood@flmnh.ufl.edu) by November 15, 2014.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have specific questions about the nature of the fellowship or your eligibility.  Questions can be directed to Bruce MacFadden (bmacfadd@flmnh.ufl.edu), Jonathan Bloch (jbloch@flmnh.ufl.edu), or Aaron Wood.