Southwest Research Institute
Bexar County, TX
Closing date
Jun 12, 2023

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Who We Are:

As a recognized leader in space science research and spacecraft instrumentation, avionics, and electronics, SwRI helps to reveal the secrets of our solar system and the universe.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Support spacecraft instrumentation.
  • Participate in spacecraft data analysis.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and carry out original research in experimental space physics, data analysis, 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 SwRI 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 journals.


  • Requires an PhD in Space Science.
  • 0 years: Experience in experimental physics.
  • 0 years: Ability to program and utilize software tools such as Python, Java, C, SIMION, MATLAB, Mathematica, LabView, GRASP & CHAMP.
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Requirements:

This is a 1 year limited term assignment.

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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