Thank you for your interest in joining the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science. (Please be aware that we are not accepting applications in June and July of 2019.)

We are actively recruiting motivated, talented, and outgoing scholars passionate about the ideas and concepts related to our mission and the vision of Blue Marble Space.

You Are…

  • An independent scholar seeking a primary affiliation and academy community
  • A scholar with an existing institution who is seeking a secondary affiliation to engage with our community



  • Candidates must fill out and submit the application, which can be found at the bottom of this page (will be available after August of 2019).
  • Two letters of recommendation that comment on your commitment to both scientific excellence and community engagement
    • One letter from a current BMSIS scientist
    • One letter from a colleague or mentor not affiliated with BMSIS
  • Candidates with existing projects that would benefit from our 501(c)(3) non-profit status are particularly encouraged to apply
  • Application materials will be distributed to the BMSIS Review Committee (composed of select BMSIS scientists)
  • Successful candidates will be invited to interview with the organization

Note: BMSIS is not accepting new applications for affiliation during the months of June and July 2019. If you are interested in applying, then please send a brief inquiry email to us at so we can inform you when applications re-open in August 2019. Thanks!