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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…

LCO Instrument & Operations Support Specialist 

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

LCO Mechanical Engineering Specialist

The Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – has an opening for an engineering specialist to work on the du Pont 2.5 m and the Swope 1 m telescopes.  The successful candidate will work with an international team supporting the telescope/instrument operations and astronomical programs.…

LCO Instrument & Operations Support Specialist 

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

LCO Telescope and Instrument Operator 

The Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories – a world-class astronomical institution – has an opening for a telescope and instrument operator (TIO) position to work on the du Pont 2.5 m telescope.  In the next year, as part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), the telescope operations will…

Job title: Chief Accountant & Budget Control Officer

Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), of the Carnegie Institution for Science – a World-class International Scientific Organization, with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is seeking a: Chief Accountant  & Budget Control Officer We require a bilingual (fluent oral and written Spanish / English, since as an International Organization with Headquarters in the United…