NASA-GSFC/CRESST/University of Maryland
Applications are now being accepted for a Postdoctoral Research Associate, funded through the University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) and the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Science and Technology (CRESST), to work in the Planetary Magnetospheres
Laboratory of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) investigating Mars magnetic fields using data from the MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN) mission. Additional details are available at: http://www.astro.umd.edu/employment/
The appointment will be initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal in subsequent years. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline with experience conducting scientific research related to the MAVEN science objectives or the types of instruments included in the MAVEN science payload. Disciplined IDL and Fortran programming skills, demonstrated scientific writing ability, and experience in acquisition and analysis of data (especially magnetometer data) from space flight instruments are highly desirable.
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. All applications received by September 1, 2014 will receive full consideration.