CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) manages the Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF), including the Parkes radio telescope, the Australia Telescope Compact Array and the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP). CASS also contributes to the development of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA), and is a partner institution of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA).
The role of the Research Scientist ‐ Observational Radio Astronomy is to carry out world‐class research using facilities associated with CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS) and its partners, including the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, the MWA, and future SKA-low prototypes. The Research Scientist will also be involved in the support of National Facility operations. CASS is committed to building a safe and welcoming workplace culture, and to implementing initiatives to improve diversity and equity within our workplace. CSIRO offers a range of flexible working arrangements to support these initiatives.
The successful candidate will be based either at the CASS site in Sydney, Australia or the CASS site in Perth, Australia. Both have a lively research environment. The position comes with a generous discretionary research allowance, the possibility of attracting post‐doctoral fellows through CSIRO schemes, and access to a large pool of astronomy students nationally and internationally. The position also includes assistance with relocation and other benefits.
All applications must be submitted online through the CSIRO Jobs webpage. For more information, and to apply, either visit https://jobs.csiro.au/ and search for reference 60422, or click on the direct URL listed below.