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Job Summary Carry out and conduct research on the geomorphic, stratigraphic, and mineralogic evolution of Mars. A member of the research team with the ability to effectively interact with and assist in training students.
Job Duties - Conduct experiments to study and investigate scientific problems - Conduct literature research; provide scientific information for research reports, journals and/or articles; present research work at seminars and participates in lab discussions - Assist in analysis of rover data, including geomorphic, stratigraphic, and mineralogic datasets - Assist in geochemical analysis of terrestrial rock data - Conduct literature-based research - Maintain workstations in the research lab. Insure access for all individuals desiring to work with Mars surface data. - Analyze and evaluate applicability of collected data; discuss and evaluate findings to interpret research results - Assist with initiating, writing, and/or submitting award proposals with Principal Investigator - Other experimental studies as required - Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications - Undergraduate degree in Geology, Biology, or Earth & Environmental Science required - Experience in GIS and other digital data mapping and processing software, and HIRISE and MOC image manipulation
Preferred Qualifications - Experience in the evaluation of Mars Science Laboratory landing sites
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