Research Staff

Location
California, United States
Posted
Jan 06, 2021
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Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

Research activities in astrobiology and planetary science (mineral-enzyme analysis, convection simulations, exoplanet research focusing on biosignatures detection, reaction-diffusion simulations), and assistance with discussions in an astrobiology.

Job Duties

  • Data analysis
  • Numerical modelling
  • Publication of scientific papers
  • Presentation of research results at conferences
  • International collaborative efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Physics/planetary science
  • 5 years of relevant experience in a research environment including research activities, dissemination of research results
  • Ability to produce scientific publications and communicate results
  • Fluency with scientific software and programming languages
  • Must be familiar with the concept of exoplanets and earth science data such as observational data from DSCOVR, as well as life detection from distant planets

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics/planetary science
  • Experience with high-end research
  • Experience writing grant proposals

Required Documents

  • Resume
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