JOB OPENING: POSTDOC IN MARS GEOLOGY/GEOMOPRHOLOGY AT THE SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
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 analysis of:
- 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, 2-year position in Washington, DC with benefits. The Smithsonian Institution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More details and application process here: https://www.si.edu/content/ohr/SITrustVacs/SITRUST-23-NASM0201.pdf
Application deadline is 5pm (Eastern time) on February 17, 2023.