CEDAR email: JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center with the New Mexico Consortium
eliz.macdonald at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 14:53:09 MDT 2015
> JOB OPENING: Post-doctoral Research Associate at NASA Goddard Space Flight
> Center with the New Mexico Consortium
> The New Mexico Consortium (www.newmexicoconsortium.org) has an immediate
> opening for a space weather post-doctoral research associate for the new
> Aurorasaurus citizen science project (www.aurorasaurus.org). Duties will
> include analysis of space weather data (specifically related to the
> prediction of aurora during storm and substorm times), and associated
> crowdsourced observations of aurora. The post-doc's primary objective
> will be to develop a nowcast model of the aurora that incorporates human
> observations. Robust programming experience, initiative, and a strong
> history of publications are required. Experience and enthusiasm with
> mobile technologies, social media and web design are appreciated. A Ph.D.
> is preferred but exceptional candidates at other levels will be considered.
> This is a one year full-time project with an option for extension
> contingent on performance. Applications will be reviewed as soon as
> received and the position will be open until filled. The position is
> located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, beginning
> around Nov 1. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Liz
> MacDonald (eliz.macdonald at gmail.com) with any questions. New Mexico
> Consortium is an independent nonprofit EOE employer. Please apply online at
> www.newmexicoconsortium.org/about/application and include a resume, cover
> letter, code sample, and 3 recommendation letters. Aurorasaurus is an
> interdisciplinary innovative project funded by NSF and collaborates with
> educators and social scientists to improve public nowcasting of aurora in
> this, the first solar maximum with social media.
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