NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowships

Employer
Universities Space Research Association
Location
Greenbelt, MD
Posted
Aug 03, 2018
Closes
Aug 17, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA's goal to expand scientific understanding of Earth and the universe in which we live.This announcement reflects recent increases to the NPP annual base stipend and the annual travel allowance provided to fellows.To learn more about specific opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://npp.usra.edu/opportunities/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:UPDATED! Annual stipends start at $60,000, with supplements for high cost-of-living areas and certain degree fieldsUPDATED! Annual travel budget of $10,000Relocation allowanceFinancial supplement for health insurance purchased through the programAppointments renewable for up to three yearsApproximately 90 Fellowships awarded annuallyAvailable Fields of Study:Aeronautics, Aeronautical or Other EngineeringAstrobiologyAstrophysicsBiological SciencesCosmochemistryEarth ScienceHeliophysics ScienceInterdisciplinary/OtherPlanetary ScienceTechnology DevelopmentAvailable NASA Centers:Ames Research CenterArmstrong Flight Research CenterGlenn Research CenterGoddard Institute for Space StudiesGoddard Space Flight CenterJet Propulsion LaboratoryJohnson Space CenterKennedy Space CenterLangley Research CenterMarshall Space Flight CenterNASA Astrobiology ProgramNASA HQSolar System Exploration Research Virtual InstituteStennis Space CenterWallops Flight FacilityNOTE: Not all centers participate in every application round please refer to the website for current opportunity locationsEligibility:US citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents and foreign nationals eligible for a J-1 visa as a Research ScholarRecent and Senior-Level PhD recipientsApplication DeadlinesThree each year - March 1, July 1, and November 1To learn more about specific opportunities and to apply, please visit: https://npp.usra.edu/opportunities/

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