A full-time Postdoctoral Associate position in Computational Space Physics is available at the Physical Sciences Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. The successful applicant will participate in the development of numerical algorithms and simulations of electromagnetic waves and wave-particle interactions in the Earth’s magnetosphere and ionosphere.
The candidate should demonstrate good knowledge and experience with numerical methods, high-performance computing, and visualization of scientific results. The candidate also should be familiar with methods and software used for data analysis of field and particle data collected by satellites in the magnetosphere and ionosphere, and have good presentation and publication records. Ph.D. in a field associated with Space Physics by the start date of appointment is required.
The review will start upon receipt of applications, and the position will remain open until filled. The anticipated appointment start date is February-March 2019 (negotiable). The initial appointment will be for one full year and it can be renewed for a second and third year, depending on the performance and funds available.
Please submit appplication online at http://careers.erau.edu, requisition #190044, and include your CV, a research statement, and names and contact information for at least three references. For any additional information contact Prof. Anatoly V. Streltsov (email@example.com).
Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The university does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Internal Number: 190044
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