NASA Postdoctoral Fellowships

Employer
Universities Space Research Association
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
NASA Postdoctoral Program - Application Deadline November 1, 2017 The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of Earth and the universe which we live. The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers US and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA's scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. Engage in NASA research in Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration and operations, space bioscience, and astrobiology. Details Annual stipends start at $53,500, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and certain degree fields Annual travel budge of $8,000 Relocation allowance Financial supplement for health insurance purchased through the program Appointments renewable for up to three years Approximately 90 Fellowships awarded annually Available Fields of Study Aeronautics, Aeronautical or Other Engineering Astrobiology Biological Sciences Cosmochemistry Earth Science Heliophysics Science Interdisciplinary/Other Planetary Science Technology Development Available NASA Centers Ames Research Center Armstrong Flight Research Center Glenn Research Center Goddard Institute for Space Studies Goddard Space Flight Center Jet Propulsion Laboratory Johnson Space Center Kennedy Space Center Langley Research Center Marshall Space Flight Center NASA Astrobiology Program NASA HQ Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute Stennis Space Center Wallops Flight Facility NOTE: Not all centers participate in every application round please refer to the website for current opportunity locations Eligibility US Citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents and foreign nationals eligible for a J-1 visa as a Research Scholar Recent and Senior-Level PhD recipients Application Deadlines Three each year - March 1, July 1 and November 1 To learn more about specific opportunities and apply, please visit NPP is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity