The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Northern Arizona University is seeking a Post-doctoral Scholar to utilize spacecraft data available through the Planetary Data System to investigate the formation and/or modification of impact craters on small Solar System bodies (dwarf planets, moons, and/or asteroids). Minimum qualifications are an earned PhD in Planetary Science, Astronomy, or an appropriate related field conferred no earlier than August 31, 2013. Preferred qualifications include prior research experience analyzing impact craters and record of publication in peer-reviewed literature. This position has guaranteed funding for two years. Continued employment after that time period would depend on funding, satisfactory performance, and department need. This is a full-time position located at the NAU campus in Flagstaff, AZ.
Applications are being accepted until January 5, 2017. Apply through: http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Staff-Welcome-Page/ search on position number 602871, and then select “Apply” on that page. Please include a curriculum vita and statement of research interests. Only complete application packets submitted through the NAU HR website will be reviewed. Candidates must be eligible and available to begin the Post-Doctoral Scholar appointment at NAU between July 1, 2017 and September 5, 2017.