aura job register

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  Management - Runs programs and projects funded by government agencies at the center or functional unit level. Management positions may be generalist leading an organization or specialist leading a dedicated function or group.

  Scientific - Includes researchers, observation specialists, operational support and project based positions.

  Engineering - Includes specialist positions across the range of engineering domains engaged in the design and development of astronomical facilities and systems.

  Administrative - Provides administrative support to the operation of the center, for example, human resources, financial, facilities, outreach or generic based positions.

  Technical - Positions supporting and developing the informational technology infrastructure.

current job ad listing
Job No. Title Location Organization Posted Date
15-0060 Branch Manager Baltimore STScI 3/19/2015

14-0263 Associate Director - NOAO System Science & Data Center Tucson, AZ NOAO 12/31/2014

14-0245 Education & Public Outreach Project Manager Tucson, AZ LSST 12/1/2014

14-0236 Procurement Manager La Serena, Chile CAS 11/5/2014
15-0062 Data Process Developer Hilo, Hawaii or La Serena, Chile Gemini 3/20/2015

15-0034 Scientist Maui, HI NSO 2/11/2015

15-0021 Polarimetry Scientist Boulder, CO NSO 1/23/2015

14-0091 LSST Data Management Survey Science Lead Tucson, AZ LSST 4/30/2014
15-0053 Senior Software Engineer Baltimore STScI 3/27/2015

15-0051 Network Engineer Maui, HI NSO 3/16/2015

15-0043 Senior Ground Systems Engineer JWST Baltimore, MD STScI 3/13/2015

15-0044 Lead Mission Planing Engineer, JWST Baltimore, MD STScI 3/12/2015

15-0047 Thermal Systems Control Engineering Associate Maui, HI NSO 2/26/2015

14-0115 Systems Engineer La Serena, Chile Gemini 2/23/2015

15-0029 System Software Engineer Baltimore, MD STScI 2/16/2015

15-0023 Electrical Engineering Associate Maui, HI NSO 1/30/2015

15-0025 Coating System Engineer Tucson, AZ or La Serena, Chile LSST 1/26/2015

14-0219 Electrical Engineer Tucson, AZ LSST 10/17/2014
15-0076 Senior Contract Administrator Baltimore, MD STScI 4/13/2015

15-0065 Sr. Administrative Assistant Baltimore, MD STScI 4/2/2015

15-0072 Resource Technician (Seasonal) Maui, HI NSO DKIST 4/2/2015

15-0066 Senior Accountant Baltimore STScI 3/27/2015

15-0056 Planning System Designer Hilo, HI Gemini 3/20/2015

15-0009 Senior Administration & Safety Specialist Hilo, HI Gemini 2/27/2015

15-0046 Administrative Assistant II Tucson, AZ CAS 2/25/2015

15-0032 Publications Coordinator Tucson NOAO 2/9/2015

14-0239 Human Resources Generalist La Serena, Chile AURA HR South 12/5/2014
15-0048 Intern Hilo, HI Gemini 3/9/2015

15-0031 Senior Computing and Operations Analyst Boulder, CO NSO 2/6/2015

14-0240 Intern Hilo, HI Gemini 11/25/2014

AURA, as a leader in the astronomical community, develops and supports programs that advance our organizational commitment to diversity, broadens participation, and encourages the advancement of diversity throughout the astronomical scientific workforce.

AURA is committed to the people that support our mission to advance astronomy and related sciences. We are deeply invested in developing and improving our policies and practices to create a welcoming and productive work environment. AURA believes that a diverse workforce, particularly one that includes women and individuals from under-represented minority groups, contributes to excellence both in our organization and in the scientific community as a whole.

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AURA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. AURA seeks to create and maintain a diverse workforce which includes women, under-represented minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities in all position classifications. AURA’s recruiting and hiring practices are designed to attract a broadly diverse pool of candidates including underrepresented applicants. When a vacancy occurs, AURA will hire the most qualified person from among the fully qualified applicants meeting AURA goals and clearly defined program needs while endeavoring to develop and maintain a diverse work force where women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities staff are proportionately represented.