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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
Management    
17-0243 Head of NCOA Facilities Operations Arizona Tucson, AZ NOAO 11/10/2017

17-0191 IT Manager Baltimore, MD STScI 9/22/2017

17-0188 Project Manager Tucson, AZ NOAO 9/20/2017

17-0185 Chief Science Operations Specialist Maui, HI NSO DKIST 8/29/2017

17-0166 Human Resources Division Chief Tucson, AZ AURA 8/9/2017

17-0083 Program Manager Tucson, AZ NOAO 5/8/2017
         
         
Scientific    
17-0248 Archive Scientist Baltimore, MD STScI 11/14/2017

17-0228 Education & Outreach Scientist Baltimore, MD STScI 11/1/2017

17-0231 Interstellar Medium Postdoctoral Researcher Baltimore, MD STScI 10/31/2017

17-0212 Post-doctoral Researcher in Interstellar Medium Studies of External Galaxies Baltimore, MD STScI 10/30/2017

17-0220 Assistant Scientist Tucson, AZ NOAO 10/30/2017

17-0226 Astronomy Outreach Specialist Tucson, AZ LSST 10/17/2017

17-0219 Research Intern Hilo, HI Gemini 10/11/2017

17-0205 Post-doctoral Researchers in Milky Way Halo Studies Baltimore, MD STScI 10/10/2017

17-0196 Post-doctoral Researcher in Extragalactic Astronomy Baltimore, MD STScI 9/29/2017

17-0193 Assistant Scientist Tucson, AZ NOAO 9/21/2017

17-0168 Data Management Scientist Tucson, AZ LSST 8/16/2017

17-0158 Science Fellow Hilo, HI Gemini 8/1/2017

17-0158 Science Fellow La Serena, Chile Gemini 8/1/2017

17-0151 Assistant Scientist La Serena, Chile Gemini 7/27/2017

17-0131 Adaptive Optics Research Associate Boulder, CO NSO DKIST 6/22/2017

17-0105 Assistant Scientist Tucson, AZ NOAO 5/31/2017
         
         
Engineering    
17-0247 Mechanical Engineering Student Assistant Boulder, CO NSO DKIST 11/6/2017

17-0240 Mechanical Integration Engineer La Serena, Chile LSST 11/2/2017

17-0234 Senior Software Engineer Boulder, CO NSO 10/26/2017

17-0230 Interns/Alumnos en practica La Serena/Cerro Tololo/Cerro Pachon AURA 10/18/2017

17-0217 Systems Integration and Test Engineer Baltimore, MD STScI 10/6/2017

17-0195 Software Systems Engineer Tucson, AZ NOAO 9/25/2017

17-0199 Systems Engineer Tucson, AZ LSST 9/15/2017

17-0183 Optical Integration Engineer Maui, HI NSO DKIST 8/28/2017

17-0149 Flight Operations: Controller and Ground Systems Engineer Baltimore, MD STScI 8/18/2017

17-0159 Mechanical Engineer Maui, HI NSO DKIST 8/1/2017

17-0125 Electrical Field Engineer La Serena, Chile LSST 6/21/2017
         
         
Administrative    
17-0227 Interns/Alumnos en practica La Serena/ Santiago AURA 10/18/2017

17-0214 Accounting Assistant Baltimore, MD STScI 10/3/2017

17-0144 Cashier Tucson/KPNO NOAO 8/3/2017

17-0145 EPO Coordinator La Serena, Chile LSST 7/21/2017

17-0093 Public Program Specialist Tucson/KPNO NOAO 5/16/2017
         
         
Technical    
17-0262 Data Research Assistant Boulder, CO NSO 11/20/2017

17-0250 Online Technologies Specialist Baltimore, MD STScI 11/14/2017

16-0138 Thermal Systems Tech - Welder/Fitter Maui, HI NSO DKIST 11/8/2017

17-0229 Interns/Alumnos en practica La Serena/Cerro Tololo/Cerro Pachon AURA 10/18/2017

17-0221 Systems Administrator II Maui, HI NSO DKIST 10/13/2017

17-0215 Senior Web Developer Tucson, AZ LSST 10/4/2017

17-0195 Software Systems Engineer Tucson, AZ NOAO 9/20/2017

17-0165 Technical Associate I Tucson, AZ NOAO 8/8/2017

17-0164 Software Systems Engineer Tucson, AZ LSST 8/2/2017

17-0068 Systems Administrator I La Serena, Chile NOAO 4/21/2017
         
 


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