Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Scholar in Mars Atmospheric Structure, Dynamics, and Aerosols (Caltech)

We invite applications for a postdoctoral research position in JPL’s Planetary and Exoplanetary Atmospheres Group (Requisition ID 2018-9117). Dr. Armin Kleinboehl of JPL’s Science Division will serve as postdoctoral advisor to the selected candidate. The appointee will carry out research in collaboration with the JPL advisor and the MCS team, resulting in publications in the open literature. The research will involve analysis and modeling of data collected by the Mars
Climate Sounder (MCS) instrument on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft.

Study topics may include the structure of the aphelion cloud belt and its relation to atmospheric dynamics, the distribution and properties of mesospheric clouds, and the distribution of water ice and CO2 ice in the polar regions.

Applicants should apply through the website:

and submit a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their research interests. Applicants must also arrange reference letters from three references to be sent to: [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed starting February 16, 2018.