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Postdoctoral Research Assistant III
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Date Posted Oct. 29, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Research Assistant III
University The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL, United States
Department The Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research (CSPAR)
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Assistant III to conduct research in Space Physics. The Postdoctoral Research Assistant will work with researchers at UAH on numerical modeling of the helium atom transport from the local interstellar medium into the inner heliosphere and participate in the comparison of simulated energetic neutral helium fluxes with the Interstellar Boundary Explorer measurements.

A successful candidate must have Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or Engineering, or related field with 2-3 years of full-time verifiable work experience (GRA experience counts). Candidates with 1 to 3 years of postdoctoral research in numerical modeling of space plasma flows are especially encouraged to apply.

The approximate starting salary is $52,216 to $60,000 with an excellent benefits package ( To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit a complete CV, a cover letter detailing experience and three references. Qualified applicants should apply online for the Postdoctoral Research Assistant III at…

Please contact Dr. Nikolai Pogorelov, SPA Professor at for questions.


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Contact Information

  • Veronica Belser
    Space Science
    The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    301 Sparkman Dr
    Huntsville, AL 35899
  • 2569617536
  • 2569617730


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