The fellowship includes a competitive annual stipend ($60,000+), research funding and travel subsidies for approved offsite research work. Benefits include full health, dental and vision insurance, and the potential reimbursement of relocation expenses. Appointments are for one year and may be extended for a second year based on mutual agreement.
Applicants must have received their Ph.D. in a relevant field by the start date and preferably within the last three years. Effective oral and written English skills and the ability to publish high-level scientific articles are required. Candidates should be willing to travel domestically and internationally as needed.
Applications are due by April 30, 2017 and must include curriculum vitae with a publications list, a three-to-five page research proposal and at least two letters of reference. Incomplete applications will not be considered. More information about the application process, the Liddicoat Postdoctoral Research Fellowships, GIA’s facilities and our current and past research areas are available at GIA.edu/research-careers
GIA was established in 1931 and is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored gemstones and pearls. A public benefit, nonprofit institute with locations in 13 countries, GIA is the leading source of research knowledge, standards and education in gems and jewelry. For more information about GIA, visit GIA.edu