[ES_JOBS_NET] Research Associate ("Post-Doctoral Researcher"), space physics, University of Colorado
christin at ucar.edu
Thu Jun 18 05:47:33 MDT 2015
Posting Title Research Associate ("Post-Doctoral Researcher") - LASP
City Boulder, CO
Position Type Research Faculty
Posting date 06/17/2015
Full/Part Time Full-time
Background Check Required? Yes
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the
University of Colorado Boulder is seeking a junior post-doctoral
researcher (Research Associate) to join the diverse and innovative space
physics group. The appointment will be jointly funded by the
Magnetosphere Multiscale (MMS) mission, which launched in March 2015,
and the Van Allen Probes mission, currently entering the extended
mission phase.LASPis a lead investigation institution for
theREPTinstrument (onboard Van Allen Probes) and theFEEPSinstrument
(onboardMMS), both of which utilize the principles of solid state
detector design to measure high-energy electrons and ions in the space
environment. Research topics include: magnetic reconnection in both the
magnetopause and tail regions, energetic particle dynamics in the inner
magnetosphere and at magnetospheric boundaries, and radiation belt studies.
A strong candidate will have (1) a solid background in space plasma
physics, (2) experience working with space hardware, (3) experience with
analyzing spacecraft data. They should be fluent in various computer
languages (preferablyIDL), and they should hold a PhD in physics or a
directly related field. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Daniel N.
Baker (Daniel.Baker at lasp.colorado.edu).
Ph.D. and a strong candidate will have (1) a solid background in space
plasma physics, (2) experience working with space hardware, (3)
experience with analyzing spacecraft data. They should be fluent in
various computer languages (preferablyIDL), and they should hold a PhD
in physics or a directly related field.
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Special instructions to applicants
Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff andEEOData
(application) form, and upload the following required documents:
1- Curriculum Vitae or Resume
2- Proof of Highest Degree Earned
3 – List of Professional References, from whom an official written
letter of recommendation will be requested by the hiring unit at the
appropriate time during the search.
4 – Cover Letter
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to
building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women,
racial, and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and
veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request
for individuals with disabilities by contacting theADACoordinator at
hr-ada at colorado.edu.
The University of Colorado Boulder conducts background checks on all
final applicants being considered for employment.
Job posting contact Molly Hand
Job posting contact telephone 5-0304
Job posting contact email molly.hand at lasp.colorado.edu
Job Posting Number RF02685
Quicklink for Posting http://www.jobsatcu.com:80/postings/102586
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