Staff Scientist — Ocean Worlds

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Current state: Approved
City: Pasadena
State/Province: California
Country: USA
Institution: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Application Due Date: Sunday, September 30 2018
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, invites applications for a staff Scientist position in areas relevant to understanding Ocean Worlds. The position is to conduct Ocean Worlds-related scientific research within the fields of Geochemistry and Astrobiology. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop an independently funded research program and will pursue new mission and/or instrument opportunities focusing on Ocean World exploration.


The position requires a Ph.D. in planetary science, or related scientific discipline, along with demonstrated experience in conceiving, defining, and conducting independent scientific research, with a strong interest in applying those efforts to problems related to Ocean Worlds exploration. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated professional reputation as a productive researcher with a track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals.


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Applications received by September 30, 2018, will receive full consideration.