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Gemini Assistant Science Operation Specialist (SOS)
To work with the International Gemini Observatory - South (La Serena, Chile). An SOS is a member of the Telescope Operations team and performs a number of essential duties in the Observatory’s operation. The tasks fall in four main areas: (1) Telescope operation, (2) Queue observing, (3) Daytime quality assessment, instrument calibration and software testing and (4) Project work: specialized work in line with observatory goals and mission; assigned by management. This position does not include personal research.
Software Developer (Visualization)
University of Alberta
The CARTA team ( is looking for someone with astronomy knowledge and front-end web developer skills (e.g., TypeScript) to create the next generation of astronomical visualization software.
Astronomer in Residence - Killarney Park, Ontario Canada, Summer 2022 [1-3 week terms]
York University
York University Allan I Carswell Observatory and Killarney Provincial Park have an astronomer in residence running for the Killarney Provincial Park Observatory. Successful candidates can apply for 1,2, or 3 weeks stay. They will run the observatory, set up telescopes, operate telescopes, help instruct park staff, and run 3-4 (on average) tours per week. Telescope and public outreach skills are a must! 2022 Summer applications open now, see website for details [please read website before emailing].
Research Officer (Astronomer) – Canadian Gemini Office
Research Officer (Astronomer) – Canadian Gemini Office - NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA
Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre, Victoria, BC
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The NRC’s Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre (NRC-HAA), is seeking a Research Officer (Astronomer) at the Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre (HAA). The CGO provides support to the Canadian community in their use of the 8-m twin Gemini North and South telescopes, located in Hawai’i and Chile, respectively.

As part of the CGO, the successful applicant will conduct original research, preferably but not exclusively with the Gemini Observatory. Support duties within the CGO may include: keeping the community informed of the capabilities and opportunities with Gemini, technical advice to proposers and technical evaluation of proposals, support for the creation of Phase 2 detailed observing programs; providing support to Gemini users for data reduction of optical imaging and spectroscopy data; responding to Helpdesk requests; providing scientific and technical expertise to our stakeholders (the Canadian astronomical community and the Gemini partnership) through participation in the CGO duties and representing the CGO at the international level; regular visits for observing at either Gemini Telescope and learning about new instrumentation and techniques; and preparation of material for outreach and public talks.
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NRC is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications should be made by 30 June 2022 via the process described at the URL provided.
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Assistant Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics, U. of Manitoba
University of Manitoba
Position # 32052.

The Department seeks an emerging scholar with expertise in high-energy astrophysics or related fields, committed to excellence in teaching and research in the physics and astronomy program.

The Department seeks a scholar with a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy/Astrophysics and relevant postdoctoral experience. Duties will include undergraduate teaching, graduate teaching and supervision, research, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of high-quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications; will either have or will demonstrate the potential to establish an independent, innovative, scholarly, externally fundable research program; will have demonstrated strength in or strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions in Astronomy and Astrophysics; and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Experience in mentoring or supervision of highly qualified personnel is considered an asset. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy, a summary of research interests, a three-page research plan and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 32052 in the application. For further information, contact the Search Committee Chair at The closing date for receipt of applications is July 31, 2022.

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