Multifunctional Nanosensor Testing Laboratory Associate

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Catholic University of America/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Department Name: 
Center for Research and Exploration in Space Sciences & Technology II (CRESST II)
Street Line 1: 
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Street Line 2: 
8800 Greenbelt Road
Street Line 3: 
Mail Code 660.8
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
Maryland
Zip/Postal: 
20771
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Catholic University of America invites applications for a gas testing of multifunctional nanosensor platform lab technician as a part of the Planetary Environments Laboratory at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD. The position consists of an appointment in Catholic University of America, funded by NASA through the Center for Research and Exploration in Space Sciences & Technology II (CRESST II) cooperative agreement.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with laboratory techniques for in situ chemical analyses. Applicant should have experience operating and troubleshooting lab equipment such as preconcentration devices and gas detection equipment. Experience with LabView is desired but not required. Position responsibilities include the following: operation and routine maintenance of a custom-built gas testing setup, sample preparation, material characterization using spectroscopy and microscopy techniques, conducting gas testing experiments of various nanomaterial-based sensors and data analysis.

A bachelor’s degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, physical chemistry, physics, planetary science, or a closely related field is required. A master’s degree in a related field is desirable. Good communication and laboratory documentation skills are required, as well as the ability to handle multiple projects at once.

The initial funding for this position will be for 2 years, with possible extension pending performance and funding. Applicants must be able to start on site at NASA/GSFC in Fall 2022. The position will remain available until filled but applications received by Sunday, August 14th, 2022, will receive best consideration. Each applicant should send a Curriculum Vita, 1–2-page statement of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references directly via email to Ms. Katherine McKee ([email protected]).

Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications. For more information about the proposed research, contact Dr. Mahmooda Sultana ([email protected]). For information on CRESST II or Catholic University of America, contact Tommy Wiklind ([email protected]).

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Katherine McKee
Title: 
CRESST II Program Associate
Institution/Company: 
CRESST II
Department Name: 
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Street Line 1: 
Mail Code 660.8, NASA/GSFC
City: 
Greenbelt
State/Province: 
MD
Zip/Postal Code: 
20771
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
301-286-3063
FAX: 
301-286-1681
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Dr. Mahmooda Sultana
Subject: 
Multifunctional Nanosensor Testing Laboratory Associate