Instrument Scientist

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
The Ohio State University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
4055 McPherson Lab
Street Line 2: 
140 W 18th Ave
City: 
Columbus
State/Province: 
OH
Zip/Postal: 
43210
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Full-time staff appointment as an Instrument Scientist to work with The Ohio State University Astronomy Department faculty, students, and staff on definition, design, development, construction, and commissioning of advanced astronomical instruments.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Astronomy or Physics. Three years experience in astronomical instrumentation, with a broad background covering all phases from development of science and engineering requirements, optical, mechanical, and electronics design, to assembly, testing, and deployment. Experience with one or more of optical design and analysis, astronomical detectors and control systems, fiber optics, vacuum and thermal systems highly desired but not required.

Desired Experience

Experience in all aspects of modern ground-based astronomical instruments, from design through assembly, testing, deployment, documentation, including project planning, cost estimates, and vendor management. Work well with a team engineers, technicians, and scientists on instrument projects. Knowledge of observational astronomy and demonstrated written and spoken communication skills.

OSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.

All applications must be submitted through the OSU jobs website.  

Provide names and email addresses of three referees on the OSU job site.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$85000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$117000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Benefits eligibility guidelines can be found on the following web page: http://hr.osu.edu/benefits/

 

 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Professor Richard Pogge
Institution/Company: 
The Ohio State University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
4055 McPherson Lab
Street Line 2: 
140 W 18th Ave
City: 
Columbus
State/Province: 
OH
Zip/Postal Code: 
43210
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
614-292-1773
FAX: 
614-292-2928
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Richard Pogge
Email: 
Instrument Scientist Job Posting