Steward Observatory invites applications for a Scientist/Engineer to support developments and observations for the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). The EHT is a global network of millimeterwave telescopes that unite to image the event-horizon region of supermassive black holes at the center of our own and nearby galaxies. Building on the first image of a black hole, released in April 2019, the EHT Collaboration is enhancing its observing capabilities to sharpen its images and assemble movies. The University of Arizona leads EHT operations for three telescopes in Arizona and Antarctica, and seeks an enthusiastic R&D Engineer/Scientist to help realize these aspirations.
The position offers the opportunity to work at the University of Arizona, which hosts one of the largest and most prominent astronomy programs in the US. Depending on the candidate’s qualifications the position will be filled as R&D Electrical Engr I or R&D Engr/Scientist I. The candidate will be responsible for the preparation for and practical execution of Event Horizon Telescope experiment observations at three radio observatories. The successful a candidate will
The position is based at Steward Observatory, located on the campus of the University of Arizona and comes with a competitive salary and full benefits of an employee of the UA.
To apply for this position please visit https://talent.arizona.edu and apply to position # req2896. Applicants should submit a 1) CV and 2) a cover letter that explicitly addresses the required and optional qualifications, and relevant experience for the job. Applications received by December 1, 2020 will receive full consideration.
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