Research Associate

The Solar Influences Group at the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics ﴾LASP﴿ at the University of Colorado at Boulder invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the areas of solar physics and planetary atmospheric science.

Job Duties:

The successful candidates would work on data from NASA satellite programs ﴾including SORCE, MAVEN, SDO, and MinXSS﴿ to study solar irradiance variability and its sources on the Sun, to study the influence of this variability on planetary atmospheres ﴾including Earth and Mars﴿, to support mission operations and data processing for those solar instruments. The candidate would have access to excellent engineering and data system facilities at LASP and for teaching opportunities in some of the university departments if desired.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in related field.
  • Computer programming and data analysis skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with solar and/or atmospheric data analysis and modeling.
  • Publication record in related field.

Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 – Cover Letter; 2 – Resume; 3 – The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 – Letter of Recommendation.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.

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