Lunar and Planetary Science Positions
Florida Space Institute of the
University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, Florida
The Florida Space Institute (http://fsi.ucf.edu/), a multi-disciplinary center based in Orlando, Florida, is devoted to facilitating and conducting leading edge basic applied space research, and space education programs in space-related fields ranging from planetary science to space physics to Earth science. FSI is now seeking applications for a set of lunar, planetary, and extra-solar planet research scientist positions.
Since 2005, UCF and FSI have recruited an outstanding group of planetary scientists, primarily working in the areas of small body studies, Mars, and exoplanets (see http://planets.ucf.edu/), and we are committed to becoming a premier institution in all aspects of planetary science and education.
Of particular interest to FSI in the current hiring round are Principal Investigators of lunar, planetary, and extra-solar planet science research grants, centers, and mission experiments who are seeking greater career opportunities and the low cost of living enjoyed by Floridians.
Applicants must have a PhD in a planetary science or a relevant field. Successful applicants should have demonstrated research leadership ability and interpersonal skills, and a consistent record of both research publications and competitively funded space research and/or experimentation grants and contracts.
Review of applications will begin October 31, 2013 and will continue through 31 December 2013. Applicants should apply on line at www.jobswithucf.com and click on the 'Search Available Positions' option on the top left. Once there, type in position numbers 42117 (at least 3 years experience), 42554 (at least 5 years experience), 42542 (at least 10 years experience) to search for these positions.
The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action employer.