The Planetary Exploration Instrumentation Laboratory is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for a period of up to two years to support an industry-led project at York University in Toronto. The project involves the development and characterization of a combined Laser-induced breakdown/Raman/ Laser-induced fluorescence spectrometer. The applicant will have primary responsibility for characterizing the instrument against a variety of Mars exploration related requirements.
To meet the requirements of the program, the successful applicant will have a doctoral degree (PhD) in physics, chemistry, geology or a similar field completed within the last five years. Experience in optical instrumentation, related analytical methods or techniques is an asset. The start date is flexible with a prior to or for January 2017 being ideal.
Interested applicants should inquire with Dr. Michael Daly.