Postdoctoral Researcher in Atmospheric Planetary Science at York University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
York University
Department Name: 
Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science
Street Line 1: 
4700 Keele Street
M3J 1P3
Job Announcement Text: 

A postdoctoral researcher is sought at the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS), York University in Toronto, Canada to:

  1. support the operations of the Mars Science Laboratory Rover (Curiosity)
  2. support the development of a novel trace-gas spectrometer for flight
  3. lead investigations into planetary atmospheres using spacecraft/experimental data and/or numerical modeling

The successful candidate must be eligible to become a member of the Science and Operations Team of MSL. This work will be supervised by Prof. John E. Moores, MSL Participating Scientist. The ideal candidate will be less than 3 years from receipt of their PhD at the start of employment. The successful applicant must be willing to relocate to Toronto.

Duration and Start Date: The term of employment will be for one year, starting no earlier than September 1st, 2022 and no later than January 1st, 2023, with an option to extend the term.

How to Apply: Please send [email protected] (1) a detailed C.V., (2) the names and contact information for two references and (3) two examples of published work that you have led. For full consideration, please send these materials by April 30th, 2022, however, this position will remain open until filled.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
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PDF in Atmospheric Planetary Science at York University