Job Opportunity: Planetary Science Positions, Florida Space Institute, University of Central Florida

The Florida Space Institute (, a multi-disciplinary center conducting leading edge applied and basic research and education programs in space-related fields ranging from planetary science to space physics and Earth science, is now seeking applications for new planetary research scientist positions.

UCF and FSI have already recruited planetary scientists, primarily working in the areas of small body studies, Mars, and exoplanets, and we are committed to becoming a premier institution in planetary science and education. Of particular interest now are Principal Investigators of planetary science research grants, centers, and mission experiments. Seeking greater career opportunities.

Applicants must have a PhD in a planetary science or a relevant field.

Successful applicants should have demonstrated research leadership ability and interpersonal skills, and a consistent record of competitively funded space research and/or experimentation grants and contracts.

Review of applications will continue through 31 December 2013.

Applicants should apply on line at: and click on the ‘Search Available Positions’ option on the top left. 

Once there, type in position number TBD to search for this position.

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.