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Postdoctoral Research Assistant III
The University of Alabama in Huntsville

Date Posted Oct. 16, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Research Assistant III
University The University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL, United States
Department The Center for Space Plasma & Aeronomic Research (CSPAR)
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Physics - Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is accepting applications for 2 regular full-time Postdoctoral Research Assistant positions to work in the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research for approximately two years with the potential for renewal. The position provides support for research initiatives using a wide range of observational tools, including ground-based facilities such as all-sky imagers, magnetometers, SuperDARN, and ISR, low-altitude satellites such as DMSP and SWARM, and magnetospheric missions such as THEMIS and MMS in the general area of magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.

The salary range for this position is approximately $52,216 – $55,000.


  • PhD in Space Science or Physics is required
  • 2 – 2 ½ years of full-time verifiable work experience
  • Experience in analyzing ground-based or space-borne data is highly desired
  • Proficiency in IDL is desired

How to Apply:

To be considered use the below link to submit the following through the UAH employment site and also send requested materials by email to Dr. Ying Zou:……

1. A cover letter describing background, qualifications, and experience relevant to the position.
2. A full curriculum vitae (CV) – detailing education, awards, publications, research experience, etc.
3. A research statement describing research interest.
4. Contact information for three professional references


The duration is two years with the potential for renewal. Salary will follow the UAH standard for post-doctoral scholars and will scale with the applicant’s experience.


Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

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


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