NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline November 1, 2018

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
To event remaining 64 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Other
Institution/Company: 
NASA / Universities Space Research Assocaition
City: 
Multiple Locations
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal: 
21046
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA’s goal to expand scientific understanding of Earth and the universe in which we live.

This announcement reflects recent increases to the NPP annual base stipend and the annual travel allowance provided to fellows.

To learn more about specific opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://npp.usra.edu/opportunities/

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers US and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA's scientific goals.  The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections.

Engage in NASA research in Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and operations, space bioscience, and astrobiology.

 

Details:

UPDATED! Annual stipends start at $60,000, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and certain degree fields

UPDATED! Annual travel budget of $10,000

Relocation allowance

Financial supplement for health insurance purchased through the program

Appointments renewable for up to three years

Approximately 90 Fellowships awarded annually

 

Available Fields of Study:

  • Aeronautics, Aeronautical or Other Engineering
  • Astrobiology
  • Astrophysics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Cosmochemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Heliophysics Science
  • Interdisciplinary/Other
  • Planetary Science
  • Technology Development

 

Available NASA Centers:

  • Ames Research Center
  • Armstrong Flight Research Center
  • Glenn Research Center
  • Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Johnson Space Center
  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Langley Research Center
  • Marshall Space Flight Center
  • NASA Astrobiology Program
  • NASA HQ
  • Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute
  • Stennis Space Center
  • Wallops Flight Facility

NOTE: Not all centers participate in every application round... please refer to the website for current opportunity locations

 

Eligibility:

US citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents and foreign nationals eligible for a J-1 visa as a Research Scholar

Recent and Senior-Level PhD recipients

Application Deadlines:

Three each year - March 1, July 1, and November 1

To learn more about specific opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://npp.usra.edu/opportunities/

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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