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Science Operations Assistant (2)

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories)—a world-class astronomical institution—has an opening for a Science Operations Assistant (2) to work on the two 6.5-meter Magellan telescopes. As a key team member the Science operations Assistant will be responsible for operating the telescopes, ensuring the safe and smooth execution of night observations.…

LCO Support Astronomer

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), Chile. This is a full-time position based at LCO, Chile. The Las Campanas Observatory of the Carnegie Institution for Science seeks a highly motivated and qualified Support Astronomer to join our team. The successful candidate will be a team member responsible for supporting in situ and remote operations of the Magellan…

Chief of Budget Management Control and Accounting Officer

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science – a World-class International Scientific Organization, is seeking a: Chief of Budget Management Control and Accounting Officer  We are looking for a fully bilingual engineer (fluency in Spanish and English) with a degree or specialization in Budget Management to lead our Budget Management and Accounting…

LCO Instrument Specialist

The Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – is seeking an engineer/specialist to work in the role of instrumentation specialist at the twin 6.5m Magellan telescopes. LCO operates the telescopes on behalf of a consortium of universities, as well as a suite of telescopes, 2.5…

IT SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of Carnegie Institution for Science, a world-class astronomy institution, is seeking: IT SOFTWARE ENGINEER The Software Engineer is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the operational software required by the various departments of LCO. Duties and Responsibilities: -Analyze, design, test and develop web applications that meet LCO’s operational requirements…

Magellan Support Astronomer

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – has an opening for an: Magellan Support Astronomer The successful candidate will be a member of a team responsible for providing support for in situ and remote operations of the Magellan telescopes. The Support Astronomer will work closely…

Telescope Operations Engineer

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – has an opening for an: Telescope Operations Engineer To work at the twin 6.5m Magellan Telescopes at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. The Observatories operate the Magellan telescopes on behalf of a consortium of universities, as well…

Instrumentation Specialist

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – has an opening for an: Instrumentation Specialist to work in the role at the twin 6.5m Magellan telescopes. LCO operates the telescopes on behalf of a consortium of universities, as well as a suite of telescopes, 2.5 meter…

Operations Engineer/Scientist

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), Chile. This is a full time position based at LCO, Chile. The Carnegie Observatories, a department of the Carnegie Institution for Science and a non-profit, world-class astronomical institution with offices located in Pasadena, California, is seeking an Operations Engineer/Scientist  to work at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile.  Carnegie astronomers and…

Instrument Support Engineer/Scientist

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), Chile. This is a full time position based at LCO, Chile. The Carnegie Observatories, a department of the Carnegie Institution for Science and a non-profit, world-class astronomical institution with offices located in Pasadena, California, is seeking an engineer/scientist to work at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile in the role of…