Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently announced:

Following are links to general information about potential employment at NASA GISS.

NASA Employment

Announcements of NASA civil service openings (both science and administrative staff) at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies are normally posted on the NASA Jobs and USA Jobs websites.

Postdoctoral Research

In addition to specific opportunities that may be announced above, postdoctoral research openings at NASA GISS are ongoing through the Universities Space Resarch Association NASA Postdoctoral Program (USRA-NPP), Columbia University Earth Institute Fellows Program, and others.
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University Research Staff

Opportunities for postdoctoral opportunities, research scientists, and research support positions at NASA GISS that are offered through Columbia University but not listed above may be announced on the university's academic recruitment website. Enter "Goddard Institute" or "Center for Climate Systems Research" as keywords in that site's job descriptions search form.
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Contract Support

For information regarding potential computer programming, operations, and other support openings at NASA GISS through our contractor office, please contact Mr. John Barbara, SciSpace LLC, 2880 Broadway, New York, NY 10025.


Research internship positions at NASA GISS for high school and college students are managed through GISS's education office. Many of them are summer positions that are part of the Climate Change Research Initiative, for which application due dates are typically in mid to late winter. Applicants for internships must be U.S. citizens and should reside in the NYC metro area.
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