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Space Physics and Engineering Postdoctoral Research Position Available Within the University of Michigan’s Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering Department


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research position at the University of Michigan to begin Spring/Summer 2019. The primary research involves the development of ground and space-based magnetometers for the study of the Earth, the Moon and Europa’s space environments and analysis of data for understanding geomagnetic field-aligned-currents, ULF waves, and geophysical remote sensing of Europa’s near and sub-surface environments. 

Required Qualifications*

Ph.D. in Space Physics, Space or Electrical Engineering

Desired Qualifications*

Sensor development and testing, small-satellite engineering, or data analysis is sought.

Additional Information

The initial appointment will be for two years and the salary commensurate with experience.  

For additional information contact Mark Moldwin ( Review of materials begins 3/15/19 and continues until the position is filled.

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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.