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Dawn Science Team: Education and Public Outreach Liaison Call For Applications

Status Report From: Planetary Science Institute
Posted: Sunday, January 30, 2011

image The Dawn project has an immediate opening for an EPO-Science Team liaison who will coordinate with the Dawn Science and EPO Teams to engage the Public in the Dawn Mission. The incumbent requires a PhD in planetary science with working knowledge of small solar system bodies strongly preferred. The funding available for FY11 activities is approximately $33K which is expected to cover both salary, travel and other expenses associated with the position. The available funding in following years will be about $43K.

Interested individuals should send an email to margie@igpp.ucla.edu who will supply a statement of work for the position Applicants should then provide a detailed budget and resume that clearly outlines their experience that prepares them for these responsibilities as well as their vision for public outreach while Dawn orbits Vesta beginning in July 2011 and cruises to its eventual rendezvous with Ceres in 2015.

The incumbent is expected to have no ties with any Dawn investigation. The incumbent does not gain data analysis or publication rights through this position. All applications received by February 14, 2011 will be considered.

C. T. Russell Dawn PI

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