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Requisition Number 17-0036
Post Date 2/5/2017
Title Intern
City Hilo
State HI

Gemini Observatory (North located in Hilo, Hawaii) has an opening for a research intern (undergraduate student or recent graduate) to work with Dr. Marie Lemoine-Busserolle on the analysis of near-infrared integral field spectroscopy taken with the GEMINI North instrument NIFS of high-redshift galaxy. The duration of the internship will be 4 months, will be full time during that period, and will have a starting date in May 2017 or (earlier or later), to be decided when the successful candidate is selected.

The intern will use the Nifty Python pipeline to reduce ~ 8 hours of NIFS + LGS data. A second portion of the internship will focus on updated the NIFS Python pipeline Nifty to work with AstroConda.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Dr. Marie Lemoine-Busserolle (


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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