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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER - SPACE SCIENCE

Employer
Southwest Research Institute
Location
Olmos Park, TX
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Sector
Science
Organization Type
Corporate
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Who We Are:
A recognized leader in space science research and spacecraft instrumentation, avionics, and electronics, we are helping to reveal the secrets of our solar system and the universe.
Objectives of this Role:
  • Support development and ion calibration efforts for one or several of the plasma instrument project currently under development.
  • Conduct, present, and publish research relevant to the science objectives of the MMS mission.
  • Actively seek internal and external funding by responding to relevant solicitations through proposal development as principal and/or co-investigator.
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
  • Support calibration for plasma instrument flight projects, working closely with a team of scientists and engineers.
  • Analyze instrument data and compare instrument performance to requirements.
  • Conduct data analysis research relevant to the MMS mission.
  • Publish scientific results in peer-review journals.
  • Participate in team meetings and give presentations at professional meetings.
  • Lead and/or assist in proposal development.
Requirements:
  • Requires a PhD with a 3.00 GPA in Space Physics, Physics, Astronomy, Planetary Science, Applied or Engineering Physics, or related field
  • 0+ years: Demonstration of independent research is required
  • Lab experience, scientific data analysis experience, and presentation skills are beneficial
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