Postdoctoral Research = Project Espresso Space Exploration - Boulder, Colorado

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 29, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 26, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Southwest Research Institute
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Who We Are:

A recognized leader in space science research and spacecraft instrumentation, avionics, and electronics, we are helping to reveal the secrets of our solar system and the universe.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Participate in numerous Project Espresso laboratory or numerical experiments and data analyses.
  • Lead new experiments related to the on-going Project ESPRESSO work utilizing the existing and new experimental setups.
  • This includes the possibility of assisting or leading experiments on reduced gravity flights.
  • Support outreach efforts including development and operation of telerobotics systems for improving field accessibility.

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Project ESPRESSO team to utilize existing laboratory equipment related to impact physics or space exploration mission concepts.


  • Requires a PhD with a 3.00 GPA in Physics, Astronomy, Optical Sciences, Geological Sciences or related disciplines
  • 1 years: Academic Experience designing, implementing, and/or conducting laboratory experiments or numerical models
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Work assignment is in Boulder, Colorado. This is a 1 year limited term assignment with possibility to extend.

Job Locations: Boulder, Colorado

Salary Range: $62,000.00 - $82,000.00


For more information about this division, visit the Space Science & Engineering home page.

For benefits information at our San Antonio location, click here.
For benefits information at all other locations, click here.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$62000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$82000.00 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 26, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 26, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Michelle Harris
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