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

Riley T. Culberg
Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Lai Research Group
Climate Science, Geophysics
Mebrahtu F. Weldeghebriel
Harry H. Hess Postdoctoral Research Fellow
The Higgins Research Laboratory

Former Hess Postdoctoral Fellows

Behrooz Ferdowsi
John A. Higgins
Nadir Jeevanjee
Abby Kavner
Kevin Lewis
Yajing Liu
Juraj Majzlan
Alyssa J. McKanna
Ayla Pamukcu
Jenna L. Pearson
Lauren N. Pincus
Matthew Pritchard
Masha Prokopenko
Mak Saito
Daniel M. Sigman
Frederik J. Simons
Weiyi Tang
Max Werner
June Wicks