Employment Opportunities

As of Sep. 24, 2021, the following research and employment opportunities are 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 posted NASA Jobs and USA Jobs websites, and reposted here.

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

Any opportunities for postdoctoral science appointments, research scientists, and research support positions at NASA GISS that are offered through Columbia University but not listed above should 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 are summer positions that are part of the Climate Change Research Initiative, for which application due dates are typically in late winter. However, there are also opportunities for autumn and spring semester internships. Applicants for internships must be U.S. citizens and reside in the NYC metro area.
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