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Southwest Research Institute
Bexar County, TX
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Who We Are:

As 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:

  • Spacecraft Instrumentation and Data Analysis

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and carry-out original research in experimental space physics and supporting laboratory experiments.
  • Support the development, testing, and calibration of energetic neutral atom and plasma instruments to be flown on upcoming heliophysics or planetary missions.
  • Interact with Institute Staff engaged in a broad range of observational, computational, and theoretical research in the physics of the solar wind, energetic neutral atoms, suprathermal and energetic particles.
  • Publish original research and results in peer-reviewed scientific


  • Requires a PhD with a 3.00 GPA in experimental physics, space physics, or directly related physics degree
  • Graduate work in related experimental physics
  • Graduate work and ability to program and utilize software tools such as Simion and Lua, LabView, TRIM, Geant4, IDL, C, Python, or MATLAB

Special Requirements:

This is a 1 year limited term assignment with possible extension

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Space Science & Engineering home page.

For benefits information at our San Antonio location, click here.
For benefits information at all other locations, click here.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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