CEDAR email: Job Opening: Space Science Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Colorado

Jeffrey P Thayer Jeffrey.Thayer at colorado.edu
Fri Aug 13 16:26:56 MDT 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) College of Engineering and Applied Science encourages applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar to participate in upper atmosphere research activities in the Space Weather Technology, Research & Education Center (SWx TREC; https://www.colorado.edu/spaceweather/ ).

The successful applicant will contribute to projects focused on coupling between the middle and upper atmosphere; simulations of the mesosphere, thermosphere, and lower exosphere; interactions between the exosphere and plasmasphere; the transport of neutral species throughout the upper atmosphere; data assimilation methods; and observing system simulation experiments (OSSEs). Simulation output will be compared with remote and in situ observations from the ground and space and will aid in the design and planning of future satellite missions. The position will be located in the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building at CU Boulder (https://www.colorado.edu/engineering/aero-building ). Significant mentoring and professional development opportunities will support the postdoctoral scholar in pursuit of long-term careers goals in research, academia, and other sectors.

The position is currently open, and the successful applicant can start as soon as possible. Interested persons can view additional information and apply online at https://jobs.colorado.edu/, using the keyword: 32244. Applicants are required to furnish a cover letter stating research interests and experience, a CV, and a letter of recommendation.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For further inquiries, contact Jeff Thayer (jeffrey.thayer at colorado.edu) or Eric Sutton (eric.sutton at colorado.edu).

Jeff Thayer, Ph.D.
Negler Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Faculty Director of the Space Weather Technology, Research, and Education Center (SWx TREC<https://www.colorado.edu/spaceweather/>)
Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences<../../../../Documents/1_TEACHING>
University of Colorado at Boulder
3775 Discovery Drive
UCB 429, N407
Boulder, Colorado 80309-0429
Tel: 303-492-1764
email: jeffrey.thayer at colorado.edu<mailto:jeffrey.thayer at colorado.edu>

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