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Postdoctoral Associate - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - The Advanced Autonomous Multiple Spacecraft Lab (52884)<br /><br /><strong>Location:</strong><br />Gainesville FL<br /><strong>Open Date:</strong><br />Sep 16 2019<br /><strong>Description:</strong><br /><p>The researcher will lead the final design stages assembly and integration of a nano-satellite (CubeSat format) sponsored by NASA. The PATCOOL mission will provide a system to test new thermal isolation coatings developed by NASA. Zenith attitude stabilized and controlled by one reaction wheel and a gravity gradient boom (see also the D3 project developed by the ADAMUS lab).</p><p>The ADvanced Autonomous MUltiple Spacecraft laboratory (ADAMUS) specializes in hardware-in-the-loop ground experiments validating spacecraft relative motion guidance navigation and control as well as proximity operations and maneuvers involving contact (on-orbit assembly servicing re-fueling). With its six-degrees-of-freedom air-bearing-based spacecraft simulator the laboratory can reproduce the dynamics of free-flying spacecraft creating a unique environment to consolidate algorithms to run on future satellites as well as actual hardware subsystems. The ADAMUS laboratory bridges the gap between computer numerical simulations and actual orbital flight.</p><p>The ADAMUS group also designs and develops CubeSats for NASA for different mission goals.</p><br /><strong>Qualifications:</strong><br /><p>PhD in Aerospace Engineering proficiency in Thermal Desktop STK and Matlab. Strongly desired CubeSat and hands on experience.</p><br /><strong>Application Instructions:</strong><br /><p>Please submit cover letter CV (summarizing previous research/work experience publication record skills and relevant career accomplishments) and the names and contact information for three references via Interfolio <a href="" rel="no-follow"></a>.</p><p>Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered official if a designation of Issued to Student is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).</p><p>If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position please call 352-###-#### or the Florida Relay System at 800-###-#### (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Floridas Sunshine Law.</p>
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