IPAC at the California Institute of Technology invites applications for an Applied Data Scientist to work on the Near Earth Object (NEO) Surveyor program. NEO Surveyor is a NASA Planetary Defense mission that will launch in early 2026. The NEO Surveyor observatory consists of a passively cooled 50 cm telescope located at Sun-Earth L1 equipped with a wide-field camera that will image the sky simultaneously in two mid-infrared bands. Scientists at IPAC have access to Palomar Observatory and other research facilities.
As the Applied Data Scientist, your duties will include:
The candidate will also be encouraged to plan and conduct an independent research program.
For more information and to apply:
Visit the Caltech Career Center listing at
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