Open date: October 31, 2022
Most recent review date: Friday, Dec 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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Final date: Tuesday, Feb 28, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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The Solar and Heliospheric Physics Research Group at the UC Berkeley Space Sciences Laboratory is seeking a candidate to fill one full-time (100%) Postdoctoral position under the general supervision of Dr. Christina Lee. The successful candidate will collaborate with Dr. Lee and the project team members to investigate the role of magnetic connectivity to interplanetary shocks (e.g., driven by coronal mass ejections, CMEs) in determining the large longitudinal extents of solar energetic particle (SEPs) events observed from multiple vantage points throughout the inner heliosphere. A combination of analysis of existing in-situ data sets and remote observations and data-driven modeling will be used to carry out the investigation.
The ideal candidate will have skills and/or experience with
multi-spacecraft data analysis of quiescent solar wind, CME, SIR, and SEP event intervals from in-situ observations (e.g., ACE, GOES, STEREO-A, ACE, PSP, Solar Orbiter, BepiColombo, MAVEN, etc.)
remote sensing data analysis of multiwavelength solar disk and coronagraph data
3D MHD simulations of solar wind and CME propagation using coupled solar corona-solar wind models (e.g., Wang-Sheeley-Arge (WSA) + ENLIL, EUFORIA, Gamera, etc.)
modeling transport of solar energetic particles
programming and utilizing software tools in IDL, Matlab, or Python
PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrolled in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) program
- PhD or equivalent international degree
- No more than 3-years post PhD research experience
- Ph.D. in physics, astrophysics, space science, or a closely related field.
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