JOB OPPORTUNITY: POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE AT UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in PLANETARY SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR

Opening exists for a postdoctoral position in planetary science at the University of Michigan. Highly qualified senior scientists may be considered also. The research focus will be on atmospheric processes and the origin and evolution of planetary volatiles. The work involves preparation for, analysis and interpretation of the data from the microwave radiometer (MWR) investigation on the Juno Jupiter Polar Orbiter and the ongoing sample analysis at Mars (SAM) investigation on the Curiosity Rover, Mars Science Laboratory (MSL). Many of the required software tools and numerical codes are in place, and others can be developed as needed. Frequent interactions with the MWR, SAM and the larger Juno and MSL science teams are an integral part of the job.

The position will be initially for one year, with a good possibility of extension for one or more years, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Salary and benefits are competitive. Send application with current CV, names of three references and proposed starting date to Sushil Atreya at atreya@umich.edu. All documents should be combined into a single pdf with your name.