Undergraduate students interested in learning more about the PLANETAS group and their research should reach out to Dr. Rivera-Hernández by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). It may take her 1-2 weeks to respond depending on the time of year. Based on research fit and availability of projects there may be opportunities to pursue paid- or credit-based independent research. Undergraduate funding opportunities are available through Georgia Tech and the Georgia Space Grant via application based process. There is also a new Astrobiology minor at Georgia Tech starting in Fall 2022, please see this page for more information.
Other funding sources: Georgia Tech EAS REU program, GSA Sectional Undergraduate Research Grants, GSA ERG Program, Sigma Xi Grant-in-aid, Explorers Club, AAPG L. Austin Weeks Grant, Soffen Memorial Travel Fund
Dr. Frances Rivera-Hernández is currently seeking 1-2 graduate students to work in the PLANETAS group at Georgia Tech for Fall 2023. Prospective graduate students interested in working with Dr. Rivera-Hernández at Georgia Tech should contact her by email (email@example.com). It may take her 1-2 weeks to respond depending on the time of year. The email should include a CV, a brief description of career goals and research interests, and whether the prospective student is interested in pursuing a Masters or Ph.D. Please see this page to learn more about the graduate program at the School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences and application requirements. Georgia Tech also offers an Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program and interested students can check out this page to learn more. The EAS graduate student application deadline is January 1st and the GRE is not required.
Internal funding opportunities: Georgia Tech’s President’s Postdoc Program is currently open – https://ppfp.coe.gatech.edu/
External Postdoc Funding: Dr. Frances Rivera-Hernández is open to serving as a prospective advisor for Postdoc fellowship applications (e.g., NASA, NSF) and co-writing proposals. Prospective Postdocs interested in pursuing external funding to work with Dr. Rivera-Hernández should contact her by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), sharing their CV, a brief description of proposed external funding source and collaboration interests/plans, and preferred start date/timeline for the position.
Funding sources: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, L’Oréal for Women in Science Postdoc, Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future (many countries), Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Last updated: 19 September 2022