Postdoctoral Research Associate in Planetary Science

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Physics Department
City: Annapolis
State/Province: MD
Country: USA
Contact Person: Matthew Knight
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: U.S. Naval Academy
Application Due Date: Tuesday, March 01 2022
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Applications are invited for a position as a postdoctoral
Assistant Research Professor in planetary science at the U.S. Naval
Academy (USNA) Physics Department in support of Assistant Professor
Matthew Knight, to begin as early as Spring 2022. The successful
applicant will lead analyses of comets observed with heliophysics
assets and will assist in observational support and analyses of NASA’s
Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). The position will involve
collaboration with colleagues at the Naval Research Laboratory,
University of Maryland, and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics
Laboratory, and may require travel to obtain new observations in Chile
and/or Flagstaff, AZ. The successful candidate will also be encouraged
to pursue research of their own choosing.

This is a federal excepted service position with a one-year initial
appointment and the possibility of renewing for an additional year.
For additional information on the position and how to apply, please

Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2022 and the position
will remain open until filled.