|Position Title:||Research Scientist|
|Job Status:||Exempt, Full time|
|Location:||Lockheed Martin Solar & Astrophysics Laboratory (LMSAL)|
The SETI Institute is seeking a Heliophysics Research Scientist to collaborate with researchers at Lockheed Martin Solar & Astrophysics Laboratory (LMSAL). This is a full-time opportunity for 2 years or longer depending on funding availability. The successful candidate will work on the analysis and interpretation of multi-wavelength solar and heliospheric observations combining with advanced modeling efforts and in collaboration with researchers at LMSAL and the SETI Institute. Candidates with experience of applying machine learning techniques on solar data or working with advanced solar wind and CME models would be given preference.
Analysis and interpretation of multi-wavelength solar and heliospheric observations combining with advanced modeling efforts.
- Maintain and improve current existing SDO Machine Learning Dataset (SDOML).
- Develop new machine learning schemes on solar and heliophysics data for improving forecast/nowcast capability.
- Write papers for summarizing the research result of the project.
- Attend academic conferences to communicate the new scientific result.
A PhD in Solar Physics, Space Physics, or closely-related discipline (or expect to complete a PhD in the next 6 months).
- Experience in the analysis of solar/stellar observations and a working knowledge of Python or IDL.
- (Preferred) Experience in applying machine learning techniques on solar/stellar and heliophysics data.
- (Preferred) Experience in working with advanced solar wind and CME models.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research and team collaborations.
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Sort, file paperwork, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh up to 25 lbs.
- Stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
Interested applicants should submit the following documents along with the application:
- A full curriculum vitae (CV)
- Research Statement (up to 2-pages)
- Name and contact information of 2 references
Review of applications will begin on 04/30/2023 and continue until the position is filled.