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ISWS Coordinator
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ISWS Coordinator


Center for Solar Research

Reports To:

Dr. Haimin Wang, Director, Institute of Space Weather Sciences

Position Type:


Position Summary:

The ISWS Coordinator will carry out duties in two aspects. (1) The coordinator will carry out research activities related to multiple projects in order to analyze the data from 1.6 meter Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) and NASA missions and publish scientific results. (2) The coordinator will also assist the Director of Institute of Space Weather Sciences (ISWS) in coordinating the scientific efforts of three participating research centers and planning the education and outreach programs.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will conduct science in the areas of solar physics utilizing data at BBSO and NASA enabling new pathways in our understanding of energy release of solar active regions in small scales. They will publish results in high impact journals. He/she will coordinate research efforts of multi-disciplinary areas including solar-terrestrial physics and computer sciences. The person will also play a key role in coordinating education and outreach efforts of ISWS. In assisting the director, the successful candidate will effectively plan and oversee day-to-day activities of the institute. This may include some or all of the following:

Initiate and implement new strategic processes to bring visibility and awareness of the institute activities. Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external constituencies. Implement best practices to ensure effective sharing of information and transparency across the academic departments associated with the institute. Provide routine information to faculty, staff, students, and outside constituencies. Plan and schedule meetings, manage communications. Organize periodic meetings of the institute research staff for idea development and to develop timelines.

Additional Functions:

The successful candidate will assist in the supervision of the undergraduate and graduate students. Organize seminars.

Prerequisite Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Solar/Space Physics. Demonstrated ability in research including publications in high impact journals. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellency in IDL programming. Excellent organization skills.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please provide CV, Research Statement, and name and contact information of two references

About New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology, the state's public technological research university, enrolls more than 8,100 students in bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 100 degree programs offered by six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, Albert Dorman Honors College and College of Computing Sciences. NJIT is renowned for expertise in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering, and eLearning. In 2006, Princeton Review named NJIT among the nation's top 25 campuses for technology recognizing the university's tradition of research and learning at the edge in knowledge. http://www.njit.edu.