Research Scientist (Space Physics)

Predictive Science invites applications for an early career (0-5 years since Ph.D.) research scientist position in space plasma physics, with a focus on solar and/or heliospheric physics. Present/soon-to-be awarded projects at PSI include studies of coronal magnetic structure, origin/evolution of the solar wind, solar/ interplanetary coronal mass ejections, and modeling/analysis applied to Heliophysics System Observatory missions, including Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter.

Salary and an extensive benefits package are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A review of applications will begin August 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Required Qualifications

- Ph.D. in solar/heliospheric physics, space physics, or a related field.
- Strong programming expertise and numerical analysis skills.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in data-constrained modeling, forward modeling and/or data analysis.
- Experience with the application of computational fluid or MHD algorithms.
- Experience running massively parallel computations on supercomputers.


- Help support the activities of the solar physics group, including model and tool development.
- Pursue team and individual research in key areas of solar and heliospheric physics.
- Presentation of activities at conferences and in peer-reviewed scientific publications.

All applications must include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and the names of three references. Send applications and/or inquiries to Meaghan Marsh at mmarsh@predsci.com.

Given the current situation with COVID-19, we anticipate that the successful candidate may need to work remotely, at least in the near term; however, the candidate must be currently eligible to work in the USA.

Predictive Science Inc. is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.