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(1) JOB OPENING: Magnetospheric or Ionospheric Scientist at The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, CA.
From Margaret Chen (mchen at aero.org) and James Roeder (james.l.roeder at aero.org).
The Space Sciences Department at The Aerospace Corporation in El Segundo, CA is seeking to hire a magnetospheric or ionospheric scientist.
The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office and support all national security space (NSS) programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to projects for civil agencies like NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, commercial companies, universities, and international organizations in the national interest.
The job duties include conducting magnetospheric or ionospheric science research, disseminating results through scientific conferences and peer-reviewed publication, participating in the analysis and interpretation of space-science data sets, writing proposals to NASA and NSF for research funding, and supporting NSS program offices through the application of the results of space science research and the resulting knowledge base.
Qualifications are a Ph. D. degree in Space Science or closely related field, and two or more years of experience in conducting magnetospheric or ionospheric research including peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. Experience with design, building and testing of space science instrumentation and experience working with contractors and/or program offices is preferred. A secret clearance or the ability to obtain one is required, and a SCI clearance is desirable.
The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Interested candidates are invited to apply to this position at www.aerospace.org/careers/current-openings by selecting Requisition Number 5947 from the drop-down menu.