Call For External Reviewers for NASA Postdoctoral Program

Status Report From: Planetary Exploration Newsletter
Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2016

The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP), managed by USRA, provides young and more senior scientists the opportunity to work on 1 to 3 year assignments with NASA scientists and engineers at NASA centers and institutes to advance NASA's missions in earth science, heliophysics, planetary science, astrophysics, space bioscience, aeronautics, engineering, human exploration and space operations, astrobiology, and science management. USRA is recruiting well-qualified reviewers for upcoming applications.

Reviewers may be asked to review up to 5 applications (each application is 15 pages, including figures and citations; double-spaced). Proposals deadlines are March 1, July 1, and November 1. The reviewer evaluations are submitted online and those who are eligible, will receive an honorarium of $50 for each review submitted.

Reviewers should have the following minimum qualifications: three (3) years past PhD; 10 or more peer-reviewed publications; at least five (5) peer-reviewed publications as first author; work in a field relevant to NASA; and show national and international prominence through awards and invitations to speak at major scientific meetings.

If you are interested in being a reviewer, visit:  and create an account. For additional questions email .

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