Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Description

Operating Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Campus Location



UNH Space Science Center

Summary of Position

Under the supervision of the Project Director, conduct research in magnetospheric physics and space weather using data from NASAs Magnetospheric Multi-Scale (MMS) mission and upcoming SWFO-L1 space weather mission. This includes data analysis, the preparation of publications and presentations.

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Acceptable Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Physics with specialization in Magnetospheric or affiliated space physics field. Proficiency in the use of data processing and visualization tools including IDL, MatLab, and/or Python.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with hardware and calibration of space science instrumentation is highly desirable.

Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE)


Posting Date


Open Until Filled


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Appointment Type

Post Doc

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This position is responsible for the supervision of

Does not supervise

Special Requirements

A background check will be required as a condition of employment.

EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

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