Seeking Postdoc in Planetary Geophysics

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Brown University has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the areas of planetary geophysics and data analyses.

The successful applicant will carry out research on a project selected to match the applicant. Possible research topics include, but are not limited to volcanology, hydrology, tectonics, analysis of lunar gravity data, planetary mantle thermochemical evolution, magnetohydrodynamics, and Solar System and lunar chronology. Research will include quantitative or qualitative analyses of spacecraft data and/or numerical modeling. The applicant will be expected to carry out independent research, give presentations at professional meetings, and prepare publications on the work.

Interested individuals must have a Ph.D. in Planetary Science, Geology, Physics/Astronomy, Mathematics, or a related field. If interested, please send a brief statement of research interests and future research goals along with your CV to Alex Evans at alex_evans [at] brown [dot] edu. Will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. A start date in Summer/Fall 2018 is expected, but a later date is possible for the right candidate.

For questions or more information, please contact Alex Evans at alex_evans [at] brown [dot] edu.

Note: This postdoctoral position is separate and distinct from the postdoctoral position in impact processes. More information about the postdoctoral position in impact processes can be found here.