Job Opportunity: Europa Clipper Deputy Project Scientist, NASA JPL

The Science Division of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the Europa Clipper Project, managed for NASA by JPL, seek a Deputy Project Scientist for the development, cruise operations, and tour operations phases of the Europa Clipper mission. The purpose of the Europa Clipper mission is to investigate the habitability of Jupiter’s moon, Europa. This mission seeks to address NASA’s strategic science goal of ascertaining the potential for life elsewhere in the solar system by investigating the capacity of Europa and its deep ocean to harbor life. The mission is currently in its final system design and fabrication phase, toward a planned launch in October 2024, arrival at Jupiter in 2030, and first encounter with Europa in 2031; the nominal end of the prime mission is 2034. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with previous direct mission experience and broad planetary science expertise.

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Applications received by November 30, 2021, will receive full consideration.