Postdoctoral Positions in Planetary Physics

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences
City: Baltimore
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Contact Person: Sabine Stanley
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
Application Due Date: Monday, February 15 2016
Web Link:

Applications are invited for multiple postdoctoral positions working on research topics related to planetary physics (solar system or extrasolar) in Prof. Sabine Stanley’s group in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences ( at Johns Hopkins University.  Areas of interest include theoretical, observational or computational studies in planetary magnetic fields, planetary interior structure and evolution, dynamo theory, or other topics where a strong collaboration with Prof. Stanley’s group is beneficial.  In addition to members of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, there are also opportunities for interactions with planetary scientists at the Applied Physics Laboratory ( and the Space Science Telescope Institute (  One position will involve spending the majority of time at the Applied Physics Lab.

Applicants should send a short research statement (up to three pages) describing their previous research work and proposed research plans, along with a C.V. and  publication list directly through the following link:

Applicants should also arrange for three reference letters to be submitted directly by letter writers to [email protected].  The deadline for applications is February 15th, 2017. Any questions about the position can be sent to Prof. Stanley via email at [email protected].

Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.