PostDoctoral Associate

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

BioServe Space Technologies, within the Ann and HJ Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences department, encourages applications for a PostDoctoral Researcher ! This position will design and perform experiments, analyze data, write publications, supervise graduate and undergraduate researchers, and perform research associated administrative tasks.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Bioastronautics encompasses biological, behavioral and medical aspects governing humans and other living organisms in a space flight environment; and includes design of payloads, spacecraft habitats, and life support systems. In short, this focus area spans the study and support of life in space.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Research focused on human perception and control of self-orientation, including using galvanic vestibular stimulation and virtual reality. This will involve designing, recruiting, conducting, and analyzing data from human subject experiments.
  • Reporting results of the research in peer-reviewed journal publications and reports as required by the sponsors.
  • Working with graduate and undergraduate students and other laboratory researchers.
  • Continuous professional development by reviewing and writing papers, attending seminars and conferences, and participating and laboratory activities.

What You Should Know

We would like this position to start within the next month.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $50,000 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

Ph.D. in Engineering or Biomedical fields, such as Kinesiology.

What You Will Need

Previous research experience, particularly related to biomedical or aerospace engineering, performing human subject experiments and publishing papers.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for one reference who will be contacted to provide a letter of recommendation as the search progresses.

If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. If your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.

Please apply by April 25, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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