Post-Doctoral Research Associate

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
City: Boulder
State/Province: CO
Country: USA
Contact Person: Brian Hynek
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: The University of Colorado
Application Due Date: Thursday, December 31 2015
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The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado is seeking a minimum one-year Postdoctoral Research Associate in the field of planetary science.  A strong candidate will have experience with several of the following areas:  planetary (Mars/Mercury/Moon) data processing and analysis, geologic mapping, research on fluvial/lacustrine processes on Mars, planetary volcanism, martian geochemistry/mineralogy/spectroscopy, field-based planetary analog studies, and/or hydrothermal systems.           


• PhD related to planetary science with detailed knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines: planetary geology, interpretation of spacecraft data, and Mars science

• Experience analyzing and processing spacecraft data

• Experience with Geographic Information Systems

• Ability to conduct original research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and give presentations of research at science conferences

• Preference for knowledge of and experience with: USGS ISIS software, ArcGIS, IDL/ENVI.


Please submit your resume/vitae, list of three references, and a cover letter describing your research background and interest in this position to:


Please contact Brian Hynek ([email protected]) with any inquiries.