Postdoctoral Position in Space Physics to work with data from the Rosetta Ion Composition Analyzer
The Solar System Physics and Space Technology research programme at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (http://www.irf.se) invites applications for a Postdoctoral position in Space Physics, related to the ESA Rosetta mission to comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The
position is for studies of the cometary plasma environment and its interaction with the solar wind using ion data. The work mainly concerns data from the Ion Composition Analyzer (ICA) on board Rosetta and the other instruments that form the Rosetta Plasma Consortium (RPC).
The position, placed in Kiruna, is funded by the Swedish Research Council and is for 2 years. Previous experience of working with plasma and/or particle data from space missions is required. Relevant experience with planetary-solar wind interaction studies is a merit.
Candidates should have completed a PhD no earlier than 2013 or must plan to have completed their PhD degree no later than August 2016.
Closing date is 16 May 2016.