Do you want to help Keck’s Adaptive Optics (AO) systems deliver the highest image quality possible? The W. M. Keck Observatory seeks an Adaptive Optics Operations Scientist to lead and support efforts in the science operation of the Keck AO Systems; optimizing performance, efficiency, and reliability for the purpose of understanding the physical universe. This position reports to the Science Operations Lead. Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply to join our team and make the most powerful and scientifically productive telescopes on earth even better.
The W. M. Keck Observatory on the Big Island of Hawaii operates the world’s two largest optical/infrared telescopes from the summit of Maunakea. The Observatory seeks an Adaptive Optics Scientist who is a motivated self-starter, has knowledge, experience, and expertise in laser guide star AO systems, and who appreciates the chance to work at the cutting edge of discovery in astronomy.
Principal Activities include
Review of applications
Review of applications is ongoing and the position will remain open until filled. Cover letters can be addressed to Jeannette Mundon, Human Resources Office.
To learn more about this position and to apply, go to: https://keckobservatory.applicantpro.com/jobs/
This is a regular, full time position offering a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including relocation assistance and independent school (K-12) tuition support for dependent children. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
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