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 as a suite of telescopes, 2.5 meter and smaller. The Las Campanas Observatory is located 160 km north of La Serena, Chile. The work responsibilities will be carried out on a nominal shift schedule of eight days on and 6 days off, following integration into the role adopting a weekly schedule on site Monday-Friday.The full job description, requirements and application process are at the following link:

Only electronic applications submitted through our website –  necessarily include the desired salary range –  will be considered.

Application review will begin on May 01, 2023.

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