Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, January 15, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, March 12, 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: 

Astrophysicist (Technical Assistant) on the CXC Mission 

Planning Team

Selection maybe made 14 days after the opening date

The Astrophysicist in this position provides technical and scientific support for space observatory operations and X-ray astronomy research using the Chandra X-ray Observatory. In concert with scientific staff, they plan and schedule Chandra science observations; code, modify, debug, and document software for mission planning; develop and maintain databases; draft and maintain materials for websites; and participate in the daily operations of the Chandra Observatory.

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

Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications on line for this position. For complete information and online application procedures, please visit USAJOBS
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in our workplace.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, March 15, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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