[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Associate-Geosciences, Stony Brook University, NY
christin at ucar.edu
Thu Oct 2 08:25:51 MDT 2014
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research
programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic
North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff,
including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only
academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a
member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and
co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a
multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific
programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic
Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the
Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P
supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is
a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and
is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such,
many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases,
joint appointments can be arranged.
Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Budget Title: same as above
Research Foundation Professional Position
RF Line#: R1831000
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $38,000 - $49,000
*Required Qualifications:* PhD, or the equivalent degree from a foreign
university, in Geosciences, Planetary Sciences, Astronomy, Physics or
related field. Applicant must have successfully defended their
dissertation prior to the start date. Course work or research
experience in remote sensing and/or geospatial analyses and planetary
*Preferred Qualifications:* Research experience related to geology of
Mars. Experience in processing and analyzing infrared spectral datasets
from spacecraft. Experience with scientific programming in IDL, Python,
Matlab, C+-based language, or similar. Effective writing and verbal
communication skills. Demonstrated outstanding research ability, with
an emphasis on critical thinking skills and high productivity.
*Brief Description of Duties: * The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct
research in Planetary Science, with an emphasis on quantitative studies
of Martian surface and crustal materials through analysis of spacecraft
data. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the following:
* Process, analyze and interpret visible and infrared images from Mars.
* Summarize findings in conference presentations and publications.
* Process, analyze and interpret supporting data sets and models such
as elevation, geologic maps, and general circulation models.
* Read and synthesize information from relevant scientific literature
to inform geologic interpretations of planetary data.
*Special Notes:* This is a full time position. The Research Foundation
of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to
the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and
the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the
overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
*Application Procedure: * Those interested in this position should
submit a Research Foundation Employment Application
<http://www.stonybrook.edu/jobs/>, cover letter and resume to the Online
Resume System (electronic submission in a PDF format utilizing the blue
resources box is required).
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the
Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on
10/15/2014, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN
RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY
HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY
OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631)
632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE
WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police
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