Research Assistant in Space Physics, Imperial College London

A Research Associate position is available to work in space plasma physics, with an emphasis on data taken by the Parker Solar Probe and Solar Orbiter spacecraft in the inner heliosphere.

The post holder will work with other Research Associates, PhD students and academics in a small but active group studying the solar wind. We are science team members of the plasma and fields instruments on Parker Solar Probe, all in situ instruments on Solar Orbiter, and the magnetic field instrument on BepiColombo. We built and operate the magnetometer on Solar Orbiter and are building the magnetometers for the upcoming NASA IMAP and HelioSwarm missions.

The closing date is 31 October 2023.

Details of the post, and the application form, are available from

For more information, please contact Tim Horbury .