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Postdoctoral Fellow - Astromaterials Curation
Universities Space Research Association in Houston, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted November 07, 2017
Category
Postdoctoral-Earth Sciences
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Fellow - Astromaterials Curation

Tracking Code

680-1500

Job Description

Purpose:

 

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI), part of the Universities Space Research Association, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship as part of an international team at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas. 

 

Position Summary:

 

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Geochemistry, or a related field and have a background in the curation of Astromaterials samples. The successful candidate shall support requirements for future Curation facilities by joining the advanced curation team and assisting facilities planning efforts for the Astromaterials Acquisition & Curation Office at JSC. The position will focus on contamination control and knowledge so that new curation facilities are designed and constructed with a clear understanding of the contamination in these future facilities as well as current Astromaterials research facilities housed within the same JSC complex. These projects will prepare NASA for OSIRIS-REx samples, future New Frontier samples and ultimately Mars samples.

 

Education:   

 

  • PhD in Planetary Sciences, Geosciences or related fields.

 

The position would be for two years, with possible extension to a third year.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vita with a list of publications, a brief (maximum three pages) statement of research interests, and a list of three references to silkroad. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Further information on current research and facilities at the LPI can be found on our website www.lpi.usra.edu.  Information on JSC facilities and laboratories can be found at http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/ares/index.cfm.

 

Working Conditions:

 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc. Extensive online usage. This is largely a sedentary role.

 

Travel: 

 

Up to 50% travel.

 

Applicants should apply to the posting at https://usracareers.silkroad.com/ and include a letter of interest, resume, or curriculum vita.  Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Additional information on USRA can be found at www.usra.edu

 

USRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location

Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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