Research and Education Opportunities at MPI

Post-Doctoral Associates Positions in Mineral Physics Research

The Mineral Physics Institute at Stony Brook University is accepting applications for postdoctoral research associates.  These non-tenured appointments will be for one year with possible renewal for an additional year.

Successful applicants will be expected to work with our research programs in high pressure rheology, elasticity and synchrotron X-ray studies using existing facilities in the High Pressure Laboratory and analytical laboratories of the Mineral Physics Institute and in situ X-ray diffraction using synchrotron radiation installations at Brookhaven National Laboratory and APS - Argonne National Laboratory.

Applications are invited at any time. We encourage candidates to develop a research plan with an Institute staff member. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Candidates should send curriculum vita, a statement of research plan, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to address below.


Stony Brook Undergraduate Research

Are you an undergraduate student in science at Stony Brook University? Do you have an interest in getting involved with cutting edge scientific reasearch? If so, you should contact the Mineral Physics Institute to see if we can set you up with a research mentor (either faculty, post-doc, or grad student) who might be able to bring you on board for one of their projects. If you are interested in getting involved in any of the research going on in the Mineral Physics Institute, feel free to send an email to the address below for more information.


Work Study Student Position

The Mineral Physics Institute at Stony Brook University is in need of part time help with our library publications database system. Experience with End note application preferred but not necessary. Interested applicants should send email to the address below.



All inquiries and applications should be sent to:
Attn: Samantha Lin
Mineral Physics Institute
Earth and Space Science Bldg.
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2100
Email resumes to samantha (dot) lin (at) sunysb (dot) edu

The University at Stony Brook is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.