- Ph.D. in Astronomy or related field.
- At least three years of experience in ground-based astronomical research and a strong record of publications of significant research in time-domain astronomy.
- Experience with Python.
NOAO offers an excellent benefits package, competitive salary commensurate with experience, and a very attractive work environment.
Applicants are requested to submit a resume or CV, a list of 3 professional references, and a cover letter describing how their skills and experience are matched to the essential functions of the position (PDF Files preferred). Please name any attachments
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firstname.lastname@example.org. This position will be open until filled, however applicants are encouraged to apply by 19 January 2018 to ensure full consideration.
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