A Ph.D. in Astronomy, Physics, or closely related field is required, with two to three years postdoctoral experience and three to five years related experience in STEM learning or public outreach preferred. Strong teamwork, collaboration, verbal and written
communication, and project management skills are essential, along with demonstrated creativity and problem-solving capabilities. Ability to work with modern astrophysics data sets and tools required.
Interested candidates are requested to complete an on-line application through our website at:
http://www.stsci.edu/jobs. Please provide a CV/resume and a cover letter stating your interest in the position and qualifications you bring the position in the "Resume Upload Section." Please include job # 17-0228 in
the filename. Applications received by January 19, 2018 will receive full consideration.
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