Research Associate

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, April 6, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Cornell University
Department Name: 
Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science
Street Line 1: 
106 Space Science Building
City: 
Ithaca
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal: 
14853
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Planetary Remote Sensing group at Cornell University is seeking a Research Associate to join our diverse team. The position will be for an initial one‐year appointment, but is renewable with continuation for a second and third year contingent upon performance, and interest.  Continuation beyond three years will be contingent on continued availability of funds. The nominal starting date is flexible.

The successful candidate will work with Professor Alexander Hayes and his group, and closely collaborate with other members of the department (and their groups) including Professors Jonathan Lunine, Steven Squyres, and Philip Nicholson. While there is considerable latitude in the science program that can be pursued, specific topics of interest include numerical modeling and photogrammetric analysis with applications to Titan, 67P/Churyumov‐Gerasimenko, and Mars.

A Ph.D. in Planetary Science or a related field is required and applicants should have one to two years post PhD research experience. Applicants should have prior experience in, and a strong interest in Planetary Remote Sensing.

Applicants should submit a CV (including list of publications) and a brief (1‐2 page) description of research interests, all in a single pdf file, to Ms. Lynda Sovocool at lmk3@cornell.edu . (Please note "Planetary Research Associate" in the subject heading.)  They should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the same email address (Please note the applicant's name and Remote Sensing RA in the subject heading). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although we will begin reviewing dossiers in mid‐March. Applicants may also apply through Academic Jobs online. https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10944.

Cornell University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Woman and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage.  We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$51500.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Salary dependent on experience
Included Benefits: 

Included Benefits:  Benefit information can be reviewed at: 

 https://www.hr.cornell.edu/benefits/

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Lynda Sovocool
Title: 
Finance and Human Resource Manager
Institution/Company: 
Cornell University
Department Name: 
Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science
Street Line 1: 
106 Space Sciences
City: 
Ithaca
State/Province: 
NY
Zip/Postal Code: 
14853
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6072554342
FAX: 
607-255-3433
Email: 
lmk3@cornell.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
WDR-00014023
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Lynda Sovocool
Subject: 
Planetary Remote Sensing Research Associate
Email: 
lmk3@cornell.edu