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Company: UT Dallas
Location: Richardson, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


The Center for Space Science at the University of Texas at Dallas has an opening for a post-doctoral research scientist to be actively engaged in the production and analysis of thermal plasma data from instruments presently operational on the ICON and COSMIC-2 satellites. This appointment offers the opportunity for a well-motivated researcher to become engaged in all aspects of the satellite missions, including the mission specific data and associated data from simultaneously operating programs.

Preferred Education and Experience

A Ph.D. is required preferably in space sciences or a related field. Some exposure to ionospheric electrodynamics will be an advantage, as well as the confidence and computational skill to deal with large multidimensional datasets accessible from multiple platforms.

Additional Information

The Center for Space Sciences provides a nurturing environment where scientists are engaged in analysis of space-based and ground-based data, as well as the generation of outputs from various models of the magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere. An appointment can be made for up to two years with the opportunity for candidates to establish a more permanent posture through the submission of competitive proposals for support from external sources.

Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.

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