The Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Center for Earth and Planetary Studies (CEPS) in Washington, DC, welcomes applications for a postdoctoral position.
Research areas for the position include:
- Geologic mapping of Mars, including relevant data analysis, and drafting text and figures for peer-reviewed publications;
- Geomorphic and topographic analyses of fluvial landforms using Mars orbiter and rover data, including relatively young fluvial landforms on impact craters;
- Participation on the Science Operations Team for Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover; and
- Field studies of Mars analog landforms.
Applicants must demonstrate experience in analysis of Earth or planetary datasets. A background in quantitative terrestrial or planetary geology and experience with geographic information systems analysis of imaging and topography are desired.
This is a full-time, two-year position in Washington, DC, with benefits. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
View more details and information about the application process at https://www.si.edu/content/ohr/SITrustVacs/SITRUST-23-NASM0201.pdf.
The application deadline is February 17, 2023, at 5 p.m. EST.