LRO Diviner Postdoctoral Researcher

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Geosciences
City: Stony Brook
State/Province: NY
Country: United States
Contact Person: Tim Glotch
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Stony Brook University
Application Due Date: Sunday, July 03 2022
Web Link:

Duties: (In collaboration with the PI)

  • Analyze data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment to assess the compositional, space weathering, and thermophysical properties of the lunar surface.
  • Acquire thermal infrared spectra of minerals and mineral mixtures in a simulated lunar environment to enable more quantitative interpretation of Diviner data.
  • Collaborate with the PI and Diviner Co-investigators to apply results to analysis of orbital remote sensing data. 
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals based on this work.
  • Evaluate results within the framework of current understanding of the field, as determined by periodical/literature search.
  • Other duties as needed

Please visit Dr. Timothy Glotch to learn more about our department/research.

Visit The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to learn more about our postdoctoral community.  

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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