The Center for Radiophysics and Space Research at Cornell University announces the availability of a Research Associate position, posting #27416, in the field of planetary surface exploration, to work on the Mars Science Laboratory and Mars Exploration Rover missions. Qualifications include a PhD in astronomy; a record of research and publication regarding martian geochemistry and mineralogy, and strong interest in Mars rover science operations. Applications are being accepted until April 30, 2015 with an approximate start date of August 1, 2015. The position is for one year, with continuation for two more years contingent upon funding and performance. Applicants should submit a CV (including a list of publications) and a brief (1-3 pages) description of research interests, and a research proposal (1-3 pages) all in a single pdf file, to Ms. Lynda Sovocool at [email protected]. They should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address (Please note the applicant’s name in the subject heading).
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