Astrobiology

Astrobiologists study the origins of all life forms—from a simple single-celled organism to the most complex multicellular organism like human beings. They study and research the evolution, distribution, and future of these life forms on the Earth and on other planets of the Solar System and beyond. This interdisciplinary area involves a thorough and integrated understanding of biological, planetary, and cosmic phenomena.

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What you need to get started

  • + 2 years of experience is required.

Employment Outlook

  • Astrobiologists can work in offices or laboratories and work in observatories, if necessary They can work alone or, possibly as a team leader, as a part of a team.

  • There are a variety of jobs open to astrobiologists, such as working in the press office, providing information to the media about the latest astronomy news lecturing at a university, developing educational materials such as Astrobiology Graphic Histories and being a science journalist writing for magazines, books, newspapers, or websites about the latest discoveries.

International Opportunities

Scotland, Israel, Canada, Chile and the United States

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Biology/ Chemistry/ Geology/ Astronomy

  • Master's degree in Astronomy/ Physics 

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills 

  • Self- Discipline

  • Critical thinking 

  • Precision 

  • Persistent

  • Flexible 

Technical Skills

  • Mathematics skills 

  • Physics, 

  • Chemistry

  • Biology

  • Computer skills 

  • English

  • Geology, Planetary Science, Astronomy

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