Lunar Geologist

Job Category: Tech
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD150000
Lunar Geologist (Selenologist)

As a Selenologist you will lead the charge in exploring extraterrestrial resources, specifically focusing on the geological analysis of the Moon's surface. Working within a collaborative team of space engineers, data analysts, and environmental scientists, your primary goal is to ensure the sustainable and ethical extraction of lunar resources.

  • Conduct remote and potentially insitu surveys using various geological, geochemical, and geophysical techniques.
  • Analyze satellite imagery, manage robotic drilling rigs, and evaluate samples for valuable minerals, metals, and gases.
  • Integrate findings with proprietary software to model extraction processes and predict the feasibility and impact of mining operations.
  • Utilize proficiency in geological modeling and analysis software, GIS tools, and programming languages like C#, C, and C++.
  • Employ remote sensing techniques, statistical analysis software, and database management for data interpretation and resource estimation.
  • Stay abreast of current research in lunar geology, mineralogy, and advancements in the field of selenology.
  • Collaborate with IT specialists to enhance data collection and analysis methods, including the application of machine learning for predictive modeling.

  • Proficiency in geological modeling and analysis software, as well as GIS tools.
  • Experience with remote sensing techniques and data interpretation.
  • Strong programming skills, specifically in C#, C, C++.
  • Familiarity with database management and statistical analysis software.
  • Knowledge of lunar geology, mineralogy, and current research in selenology.
  • Ability to collaborate with IT specialists to enhance data collection and analysis methods, including machine learning applications for predictive modeling.

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Geology, Earth Sciences, Planetary Science, or related field with a focus on lunar or planetary geology.
  • 3+ years of experience in geological exploration, preferably with extraterrestrial geology experience.
  • Publications in peerreviewed journals or presentations at significant conferences in planetary geology preferred.
Join us in shaping the future of space exploration and resource utilization.
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