Postdoctoral Fellowships

Atmospheric, Earth system & social sciencepostdoctoral fellowships--young scientist lecturing
Solar, solar-terrestrial & astrophysics

Atmospheric, Earth system & social science

ASP Postdoctoral Fellowships
NCAR Advanced Study Program

  • Enjoy academic freedom
  • Benefit from competitive salary, travel, and equipment support
  • Gain access to NCAR facilities

These fellowships bring recent Ph.D.s to NCAR to work on a research project of their choosing that is relevant to the NCAR scientific mission. Fellowships are for one year with a one-year extension and are located in Boulder, Colorado.

Paula Fisher: 303-497-1328,

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Project-specific postdoctoral employment in science and technology
UCAR Human Resources

  • Seeking postdocs for specific projects at NCAR & UCAR
  • Openings are posted as they become available

View our current job listings for Postgraduate Scientist openings. You can also Create your own Job Agent to be notified of future positions that match your qualifications.

Randy Schalhamer: 303-497-8703postdoctoral fellowships--young woman examines sensing equipment at field location,

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Postdocs Applying Climate Expertise (PACE)
Postdoctoral Fellowships

UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs

  • Explore the interface between climate science and its applications
  • Find your niche in a range of settings across the United States

PACE develops the pool of scientists working at the interface between climate science and its applications. The program helps bring advances in climate science into decision making tools and frameworks while strengthening collaboration across disciplines, institutions, and sectors.


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NOAA Climate and Global Change (C&GC)
Postdoctoral Fellowships

UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs

  • Strengthen understanding of climate variability and change
  • Work alongside scientists at major U.S. universities and organizations

C&GC fellows are hosted by mentoring scientists at U.S. universities and research institutions to work on questions of mutual interest. The program supports research on climate variations with time scales of seasons to centuries.


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Opportunities at federal labs through UCAR's Visiting Scientist Programs
UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs
Includes a broad range of scientific positions. Openings are posted as they become available.


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Postdoctoral openings at UCAR Member Institutions
UCAR Member Universities
Openings are posted as they become available (see individual listings for contacts).

Solar, solar-terrestrial & related astrophysics

HAO Postdoctoral Fellowships
NCAR High Altitude Observatory

  • Collaborate with scientists at the forefront of Sun and Sun-Earth research
  • Gain access to a wide range of observational, computing, and technical facilities

Provides one-year and short-term appointments to new Ph.D. scientists interested in theoretical, experimental, observational, and interpretive studies related to solar research.

Megan Delaney: 303-497-1513,

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Jack Eddy Postdoctoral Fellowships
UCAR Visiting Scientist Programs

  • Help forge the emerging field of heliophysics
  • Participate in NASA's Living With a Star program

Research is invited on space weather, the Sun-climate connection, and other topics relevant to NASA's Living with a Star program, as well as projects that cross the traditional heliophysics subdomains of the Sun, heliosphere, magnetosphere, and ionosphere/upper atmosphere. Fellows are paired with host scientists at U.S. research laboratories and institutes.


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