Research Associate at LASP to Analyze Data from the Langmuir Probe and Waves Instrument on MAVEN

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Current state: Approved
Department: Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
City: Boulder
State/Province: Colorado
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Country: USA
Institution: University of Colorado
Application Due Date: Tuesday, September 01 2015
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The Space Physics and Planetary group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP),
University of Colorado is involved in several space flight missions. We have a level 1 (post- doc)
position available, analyzing data from the MAVEN mission. The focus of the level 1 position is on
Mars ionosphere analysis using data from the Langmuir Probe and Waves (LPW) instrument with
support of data from all other instruments on the MAVEN spacecraft.

Candidates with planetary ionosphere data analysis experience are encouraged to apply. We will also
consider candidates with instrument hardware experience. Examples of the primary work tasks include:
instrument operation, data production, and software development.

The successful candidate will be working closely with Dr. Andersson and Prof. Ergun.

The position will initially be a one year contract with a possible extension.
Salary will be commensurate with hiring level, experience and qualifications.

Evaluations will begin immediately and we will continue to accept applications but no longer
than September 1st 2015.

Questions can be sent to [email protected]. Please submit your application electronically to: