Research Associate

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Current state: Approved
Department: Astronomy
City: Ithaca
State/Province: NY
Country: USA
Contact Person: Joseph A. Burns/ Philip D. Nicholson
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Cornell University
Application Due Date: Thursday, August 15 2013

  We invite applications for a position as a Research Associate at Cornell University. This will support investigations into planetary ring processes, in particular the planning and analysis of imaging and IR observations obtained by the Cassini mission. Our specific interests lie in structural and dynamical processes of Saturn’s rings, including its main and faint rings and small satellites. Candidates must have a PhD in planetary science, astronomy or physics.
The initial appointment is for a year, but is renewable for at least an additional year. Review of applications will begin August 15, 2013, and the position will remain open until filled. Start date is fall 2013.
Please submit a resume, a 1-page statement of research experience and interests, and names of three references.Cornell is an EEO/AA/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer.