AS-R/Physical Science Research Scientist

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Research
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88651 Requisition #

Job Code: 6280
Grade: R99

 

The Solar Observatories Group at Stanford University invites applications for research scientist positions at the Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory. Your research work will focus on analysis of observations made by the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI) instrument on NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), including magnetograms, Dopplergrams, and vector magnetic field, as well as data from other solar instruments. Modelers whose research supports such data analysis or data improvements are also welcome to apply. You will work with HMI science-team members to investigate the structure and dynamics of the Sun’s magnetic field, the Sun’s interior structure, and flow fields, in support of the goals of the NASA-sponsored SDO/HMI investigation. Information about the HMI project can be found at http://hmi.stanford.edu

 

A PhD or equivalent in astrophysics or a related field is required. Applicants who have experience with solar data analysis, can contribute to proposals for new research, have a strong publication record, and who have interest in working with students are preferred. Please provide a complete CV, one-page statement of research interests, and names of three references. 

 

These will be 3-year fixed-term positions with a possibility for extension based on performance and the availability of funding. Applications received by May 15, 2021 will be given immediate consideration. 

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

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