Subaru Night Operation Assistant – ID# 18610

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii
Street Line 1: 
2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite 200
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

SUBARU NIGHT OPERATION ASSISTANT – ID# 18610.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, located in Maunakea & Hilo, Hawai‘i.  DUTIES:  Assists the Observations System Associate (OSA) by starting up/shutting down the telescope, taking calibration data for the instruments, monitoring the safety & health of personnel at the summit, checking the system & weather periodically, recording in the log & operating the system. May take over OSA’s role.  REQUIRES:  Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Astronomy or related Science, Engineering, or Technology field.  1-3 years of experience working in astronomy, science, engineering or technical fields. At least 1 year of driving experience. (Experience in astronomical observation & operation of the telescope in college course may sub. for 1 year of experience). Knowledge of basic astronomy concepts, word processing, & spreadsheet software. Ability to operate large-scale precision mechanical system, electrical system or electronics with high complexity; startup & shutdown telescope; & effectively interact & communicate. For a full list of requirements and to apply, please visit

Pay Compensation
Hourly Rate Min: 
$16.21 (USD)
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 4, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, January 4, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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