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Reference : UMR8190-THOGAU-002
Workplace : GUYANCOURT
Date of publication : Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 January 2022
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Expected gross salary 2743€ and 3161€ per month, depending on experience
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years
Analyze the composition of Titan's atmosphere using data returned by the Cassini-Huygens Mission
-Implement a mass spectrometry inversion model
-Retrieved archived data from the mission and identify the treatment priorities
-Apply inversion model to flight data
-Determine vertical and temporal variation of Titan atmospheric composition
-Ph.D. in planetary science
-Deep understanding of Titan's atmosphere. Previous work on Cassini flight data is appreciated.
-Experience in scientific computer simulation (Matlab, Python, Fortran) and space mission data inversion.
-Team work, autonomy and scientific rigor
-Good knowledge of English (written and spoken) for scientific communications. French is not mandatory but would be useful for everyday interaction within the lab.
LATMOS is a laboratory co-lead by CNRS, UVSQ, Sorbonne Universté, and CNES. The position is open in the PLANETO department (~10 tenured researchers and ~20 Ph.D. students and postdocs) which focuses on planetary atmosphere characterization through space mission, numerical and laboratory simulations. The successful candidate will interact on a regular basis with the atmosphere and the exobiology teams within the department. A close interaction will also be with a Ph.D. student and a researcher on similar research projects.
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