The successful applicant will have good English communication skills, including being able to clearly document performed work. Students with prior experience with UNIX/Linux/MacOS-X, astronomical data reduction using IRAF/IDL, and programming skills (especially
python) will be given preference.
To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, grade sheet for courses completed, and provide two names of professional references, using the electronic application procedure for Gemini positions.
Assessment of applications will start on April 1, 2017.
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