Astrophysicist (ngObservational)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Other
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Institution/Company: 
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observato
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60 Garden Street, MS-45
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021381516
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal: 
021381516
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is recruiting for an Astrophysicist (ngObservational).  The next-generation observational (ngO) astrophysicist will lead a forefront scientific research program within the broad areas of astronomy and astrophysics made possible by new space-based observatories such as, but not limited to, the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, scheduled to launch in 2027.   The selected candidate will formulate and conduct leading independent and original astrophysical research using public or proprietary datasets, incorporating ancillary observational data, simulations, and/ or theoretical models, as appropriate to accomplish their research objectives.  The ngO astrophysicist will consult and collaborate with the CfA scientific staff to pursue new ground-based and space-based research programs.  The ngO astrophysicist will participate actively in the national and international astrophysical community and will contribute to the increase and diffusion of knowledge through seminars, outreach, and supervision of students within the CfA, in addition to writing and publishing peer-reviewed scientific research articles. 

For information concerning this position and how to apply, please visit https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/opportunities/sao-employment-opportunities/p...

This position is open to qualified candidates with US Citizenship or who is a national (a resident of American Samoa and Swain Island).
 
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 13, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/opportunities/sao-employment-opportunities/posting-23-05
Institution/Company: 
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observato
Street Line 2: 
60 Garden Street, MS-45
City: 
Cambridge
State/Province: 
MA
Zip/Postal Code: 
021381516
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6174957099
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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory