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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Requisition Number:

15363

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

11-Jan-2019

Job Summary

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) is now welcoming applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to research the use of advanced machine learning techniques as applied to spectropolarimetric inversions and develop novel methodologies based on those techniques to measure small scale pressure fluctuations in the solar photosphere that may prove to be the sources of the solar p-modes. This candidate will also be responsible for presenting results at conferences and via refereed publications.

Who We Are

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) began in 1948, a decade before NASA.  We are the world’s only research institute to have sent instruments to all eight planets and Pluto.

LASP combines all aspects of space exploration through our expertise in science, engineering, mission operations, and scientific data analysis. As part of CU, LASP also works to educate and train the next generation of space scientists, engineers and mission operators by integrating undergraduate and graduate students into working teams. Our students take their unique experiences with them into government or industry, or remain in academia to continue the cycle of exploration.

LASP is an affiliate of CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures, a collaboration among aerospace-related departments, institutes, centers, government labs, and industry partners.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Research the use of advanced machine learning techniques as applied to spectropolarimetric inversions.  
  • Develop novel methodologies based on those techniques to measure small scale pressure fluctuations in the solar photosphere that may prove to be the sources of the solar p-modes.  
  • Present results at conferences and via refereed publications.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • PhD in Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics or related fields.  
  • Experience with and in depth knowledge of machine learning techniques and methodologies.

 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae.
  2. Cover Letter.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer