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(Posted 30 Aug 2007)

Two Research Scientist Positions at University of New Hampshire

The Space Science Center at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for two Research Scientist II positions. The two positions are for individuals to be involved in analysis and interpretation of plasma ion composition data, one to work on data from the CODIF instrument on the CLUSTER mission, while the other is to work on the PLASTIC data from the STEREO mission. The results of these studies would be presented at scientific meetings and published in the peer-reviewed scientific literature. Duties would also include participation in the ongoing efforts to assure the validity of the data, and to provide validated data to the community. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in space physics, plasma physics, or a related field, and have experience with computer programming and data analysis techniques. The applicant should have experience in analyzing space plasma data. Experience in writing data analysis code, particularly using IDL, is highly desirable. For the CLUSTER position, applicants with expertise in magnetospheric dynamics and ionosphere-magnetosphere coupling are of particular interest. For the STEREO position, applicants with expertise in solar wind and heliospheric ion composition are of particular interest. The applicant must have demonstrated excellent communication skills including presentation and publication of scientific results.

Particulars regarding the positions and the application process are available at For the CLUSTER position, refer to Job #01906. For the STEREO position, refer to Job #01907. Applications must include a detailed curriculum vita and statement of research interests, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of three references. Evaluation of applications will begin on September 15, 2007, and continue until the positions are filled. The University of New Hampshire is a comprehensive research University located on a 200-acre campus, 65 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts.

UNH is an AA/EEO Employer. UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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