JOB SUMMARY: The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers ...
JOB SUMMARY: About the Agency The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking one or more qualified candidates for the position of Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST), Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Arlington, VA. The candidate selected for this position initially will have primary responsibility for management and oversight of the Interna...
Step 7 Waimea, HI
--Are you an astronomer who enjoys working with instruments and loves observing as much as making discoveries? Do you enjoy working closely with some of the best astronomers in the field? Would you like to join a high-performance team of like-minded scientists responsible for instrumentation and observing support at a renowned astronomical observatory, working with the biggest telescopes on the pl...
Benedictine College Atchison, KS
ACADEMICS â?¢ Named one of Americaâ??s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, The Newman Guide, and Colleges of Distinction Guidebook. â?¢ 47 Undergraduate Majors and 4 Graduate Programs. STUDENTS Full-Time Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 1,825 On-Campus Residents 85% States Represented 48 Men 48% Women 52% Student-to-Faculty 15:1 In-State 25% Out-of-State 75% HISTORY Bene...dictin...
Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
Swarthmore College is a small, selective, liberal arts college located on more than 300 acres in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. 2011-2012 enrollment was approximately 1550 students. The borough of Swarthmore is a residential suburb within a 30 minute commuting distance to Philadephia. Swarthmore College, a selective liberal arts college just outside Philadelphia, is seeking an astronomer interest...
Steward Observatory seeks candidates for two positions of Technical Services Specialist. The candidate(s) will provide support to senior technicians by operating both the new 12 Meter Radio Telescope on Kitt Peak and the Sub Millimeter Telescope on Mt. Graham. The selected candidate(s) will work both sites. This position involves working for extended periods of time at remote sites with elevation...
W. M. Keck Observatory Kamuela, HI
The W. M. Keck Observatory operates the largest, most scientifically productive telescopes on Earth. The two, 10-meter optical/infrared telescopes near the summit of Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii feature a suite of advanced instruments including imagers, multi-object spectrographs, high-resolution spectrographs, integral-field spectrographs and world-leading laser guide star adaptive optics sy...
The University Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative Director of Special Collections, a position with the primary responsibility of providing leadership and strategic direction for Special Collections within the broader context of the University Libraries' and the campus strategic plans and goals. In addition, the Director will be a member of the Libraries Cabinet (leadership, policy and management...
The Large Binocular Telescope Observatory is looking for an experienced Adaptive Optics (AO) Scientist who is familiar with AO systems and their operation for routine astronomical observing and the commissioning of new instruments and AO capabilities. The LBT is a unique telescope with two 8.4m mirrors on a common mount which can be combined to form an interferometer with a baseline of 23m provid...
JOB SUMMARY: Experience your America by building a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired, the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The HR Customer Services and Solutions group is currently accepting applications to fill up ...
Space Telescope Science Institute Baltimore, MD, 21203
Join the team that operates and manages the Hubble Space Telescope and its successor, the James Webb Space Telescope. Take part in work at the forefront of astronomy in a job that will allow you to be a part of history. The Space Telescope Science Institute is located on the Johns Hopkins University Campus in Baltimore, MD. The Operations and Engineering Division (OED) is seeking a Systems Softwar...
The Franklin Institute Philadelphia, PA
Description Position Summary: The City Skies Intern will assist with the successful operation of the City Skies program by â?¢ Regularly conducting observational astronomy research â?¢ Updating the City Skies website and blog with content â?¢ Helping to log partner information and â?¢ Inputting data from program evaluation sheets â?¢ Occasionally attend and assist City Skies workshops Abou...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Job Description Sr. Technical Business Development Manager - Scientific Computing Would you like to be part of a team focused on increasing adoption of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform : compute, database, storage, HPC and other emerging services by engaging with the global scientific community? Do you have the business savvy and the technical background necessary to help further establis...
The University of North Carolina Greenville, NC, 27833
The Department of Physics at the University of North Carolina Asheville invites applications for an observational astronomer to teach at all levels of the undergraduate Physics Major and Astronomy Minor Programs. A Ph.D. in Astronomy or Physics is required. The successful candidate will establish a research program in observational astronomy that involves undergraduate researchers. The research pr...
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) operates several observatory centers (including the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the National Solar Observatory, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) and the Gemini Observatory) in the United States and Chile under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation. LSST is a planned, large-aperture, wid...
The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) operates several observatory centers (including the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, the National Solar Observatory, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and the Gemini Observatory) in the United States and Chile under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Pr...
Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2450 undergraduates, located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Vassar College invites applications for a te...
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