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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Center for Space Science and Technology

Apply now Job no: 522048
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Space Sci. & Tech. (LoCSST)
Salary: Anticipate salary of $55,000 - $65,000 based on experience
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General Summary of Position:

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral position at UMass Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology, to work on our on-going PICTURE balloon program.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Astrophysics or related field

Experience:

  • Experience with astronomical flight experiment development and field work

Skills:

  • Real-time instrument control. Experience with statistical analysis of data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with astrophysics data analysis software. Construction and operation of data collection and reduction pipelines

Additional Considerations:

  • Willingness to engage with public outreach

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; however, the posting may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for approximately one-year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity, successful performance and the availability of funding.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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