Research Associate Cornell University Earth Dynamics Simulations

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
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 Sciences
Street Line 2: 
Cornell University
City: 
Ithaca
State/Province: 
New York
Zip/Postal: 
14853
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Exoplanet team at the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell University is seeking Research Associate scholars to work on Characterization of exoplanets, from interior models, to Habitable Zone calculations in 1D and 3D, Mini to Super-Earth atmosphere with Earth-like and non-Earth like atmosphere composition models and the effect of life and extremophiles on the planet's atmosphere.  These positions are part of the Carl Sagan Institute at Cornell University, an interdisciplinary institute consisting of 27 faculty members from 12 departments, focused on the search for life inside and outside our own Solar System. The successful candidates will work primarily with Professor Lisa Kaltenegger, Founding Director of the Institute, TESS Science CO-I, and NIRISS Science team member. There is considerable latitude in the science program that can be pursued.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Astronomy or a related field and extensive experience in Dynamic Simulations. The position is for a maximum of 8 months. The nominal starting date is early 2018 and is negotiable.

Applicants should submit a CV (including list of publications) and a brief research proposal (1-3 pages) all in a single pdf file, to Ms. Lynda Sovocool at lmk3@cornell.edu <mailto:lmk3@cornell.edu>. (Please note "Short time CSI Exoplanet Research Associate" in the subject heading.)  They should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in to Ms. Lynda Sovocool at lmk3@cornell.edu <mailto:lmk3@cornell.edu>. (Please ask that they note "Short time CSI Exoplanet Research Associate" in the subject heading.)  (Please note the applicant's name in the subject heading). Applications will not be considered complete until the reference letters have been received.  All materials should be received by Dec 6, 2017. Later applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$50000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Benefit information can be reviewed at:

https://www.hr.cornell.edu/benefits/

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 22, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Lynda M. 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 Science Building
City: 
Ithaca
State/Province: 
New York
Zip/Postal Code: 
14853
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
607-255-4342
FAX: 
607-255-3433
Email: 
lmk3@cornell.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
WDR-00013033
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Ms. Lynda Sovocool
Subject: 
Short Term RA Earth Dynamics Simulations
Email: 
lmk3@cornell.edu