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Publish Date: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Government Agency
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this exciting organization, apply today!

This is a time-limited position for an Astrophysicist in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Project, High Energy Astrophysics Division of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The ADS serves a corpus of more than 15M scientific articles with more than 130M citations to a worldwide community of astronomers, researchers and librarians with hundreds of thousands of requests per day. The primary responsibility of the employee is to act as a technical advisor and provide related support perform statistical analysis and prepare datasets of enriched / tagged full text articles to be used as training and validating material for machine / deep learning models created by ADS developers. This work will enable the ADS to create new services that will impact the astronomy and astrophysics community. The enriched datasets will be publicly shared to engage a broader audience in creating better models, fueling research in other domains such as computer science or bibliometrics.

For further information and requirements, view the complete Job Vacancy Announcement at:

Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications online for this position. For complete information and online application procedures, please visit: USAJOBS

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, August 9, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
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