Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Fellows Program in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University is a honorific postdoctoral fellowship program that provides opportunities for outstanding geoscientists to work in the research field of their choice.

Research may be carried out independently or in collaboration with members of the Geosciences Department.  Current areas of research include: Atmospheric Science, Biogeochemistry, Climate Science, Earth History,  Environmental Chemistry, Geochronology, Geochemistry, Geodynamics, Geomicrobiology, Geophysics, Mineral Physics, Oceanography, Paleoclimatology, Paleontology, Petrology, Planetary Science, and Seismology.

Hess Fellowships provide a competitive annual salary along with significant research and travel support.

Initial awards are for one year, with the possibility of renewal for additional years depending upon satisfactory performance and available funding.

One or more Hess Fellows may be appointed per call. Periods of active recruitment will be widely advertised.

Current Hess Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Jenna L. Pearson

    • Jenna L. Pearson
      • Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Fellow
      • Resplandy Research Group
      • Climate Science

Former Hess Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Behrooz Ferdowsi

    Behrooz Ferdowsi profile pic
  • John A. Higgins

    John A.  Higgins
  • Nadir Jeevanjee

    Nadir Jeevanjee, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Abby Kavner

    Abby Kavner, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Kevin Lewis

    Kevin Lewis
  • Yajing Liu

    Yajing Liu, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Juraj Majzlan

    Juraj Majzlan, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Ashley Maloney

    Ashley Maloney, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Alyssa J. McKanna

    Alyssa Anderson, Hess Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Lauren N. Pincus

    Lauren Pincun, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Matthew Pritchard

    Matthew Pritchard, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Masha Prokopenko

    Masha Prokopenko, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Mak Saito

    Mak Saito, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • Daniel M. Sigman

    Daniel M. Sigman, Dusenbury Professor of Geological and Geophysical Sciences
  • Frederik J. Simons

    Frederik J. Simons, Professor of Geosciences
  • Weiyi Tang

    Weiyi Tang, Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Max Werner

    Max Werner, Former Harry Hess Fellow
  • June Wicks

    June Wicks, Former Harry Hess Fellow