Informal, non-comprehensive list of grad opportunities for Fall 2022 (updated periodically by Dr. Sarah Hörst of Johns Hopkins University)
See also our resources page with an (incomplete) list of universities with planetary science programs.
NASA Postdoctoral Program Opportunities – Deadline: March 1, July 1, and November 1, annually
Postdoctoral Researcher in Mass Spectrometry of Lunar Volatiles at NASA Goddard, Greenbelt, MD – Deadline: NPP; July 1, 2022
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) in Houston, TX – Deadline: Permanent Call
Postdoctoral Researcher for Planetary Mapping of Impact Craters through LPI in Houston, TX – Deadline: Until Filled
Postdoctoral Researcher in Modeling of Martian Habitability at LPI, Houston, TX - Deadline: Until Filled
Postdoctoral Researcher in Space Exploration for Project ESPRESSO in Boulder, CO - Deadline: Until Filled
No current job postings in Academia relating to early career scientists in NextGen. Please check back later. If you know of a current job opening, please let us know!
Research & Industry
Applied Data Scientist for the Near Earth Object (NEO) Surveyor program at Caltech, CA - Deadline: Until Filled
Lunar Geotechnical Scientist at Jacobs, Houston, TX - Deadline: Until Filled
Mission Control Space Services in Ottawa, Canada - Deadline: Permanent Call
Staff Scientist for PSI through flexible or remote locations – Deadline: Permanent Call
Because there are many engineering jobs and many types of engineering, this section serves as a reference for those who want to continue in space engineering. This focuses on companies that conduct lunar and planetary exploration work in addition to specific job postings.
Image Credit: Apollo 15 sample 15606,6 in cross-polarized light; NASA/JSC