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(as informações neste item estão em inglês. As mesmas não serão traduzidas pois falar inglês é requisito para todas as vagas)


- SOAR Positions

NOAO is hiring people to work at SOAR or partly at SOAR. Site Manager ad is available, and the mechanical engineer
position should be posted soon.

Telescope Site Manager, La Serena-Cerro Pachon Maintenance Specialist,    La Serena Safety Manager,    Tucson
Safety Documentation Specialist, Tucson Public Program Specialist, Tucson

The link for NOAO jobs is: <http://www.noao.edu/jobs.php>
and the complete AURA list is at: <http://aura-astronomy.org/jobs/>


- Oportunidade de emprego no Gemini

O Observatório Gemini anuncia que está aberta a vaga para vice-diretor.

A posição será exercida em La Serena, no Chile, representando o Diretor no Gemini Sul, com a mudança negociável após o primeiro ano de trabalho para Tucson, no Arizona ou Hilo, no Havaí.

O perfil desejado para o cargo e as especificações do trabalho estão descritas em:

- Posições abertas no Gemini

Gemini Observatory - Aura

Open Department Head positions with the Development Division.  We have two open positions and are looking for people with skills in Instrumentation, Adaptive Optics, Project Management, Systems Engineering, and Telescope Technology.


Scot Kleinman
Associate Director of Development
Gemini Observatory
Hilo Base Facilities
808 974 2618


- Mais vagas em outros observatórios e posições administrativas

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

Oportunidades em Outras Instituições


AstroStatistic Postdoc position at IAS, Orsay, France

IAS is ofering a 3 years postdoc postion at Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale <https://www.ias.u-psud.fr/> (IAS), Orsay (France).
Goal: mapping and characterising the baryon distribution at the largest cosmic scales.

Outreach Astronomer

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is looking for an Outreach Astronomer — an astronomy educated person who works in the outreach department, having responsibilities in areas such as: writing news, astronomical image production, exhibition coordination, planetarium programming. All of this is done with the support of a diverse and excellent team!

If you are interested, apply until 20 November: https://recruitment.eso.org/
For questions, please refer to our HR department: vacancy@eso.org

Lectureship in Astrostatistics at Cambridge

There's an opening for a permanent position at Cambridge in Astrostatistics - details in the the ad below:

This seems to be a truly cross-disciplinary appointment between Statistics and Astro/Physics, which is very encouraging for this discipline!
Please do encourage potential candidates to apply. 

IAG/USP Opportunities

Postdoctoral research opportunities at the Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences of the University of São Paulo

Postdoctoral Fellowship on Precision Spectroscopy

Pre-applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Astronomy Department of the University of Sao Paulo (USP) in Brazil, to join the group of Prof. Jorge Melendez (http://www.astro.iag.usp.br/~jorge/members.htm) to develop research related to high precision chemical abundances. USP is ranked as the best university in South America, and its Astronomy Department has 32 permanent staff, about 25 postdocs and about 60 graduate students.

The candidate will use stellar spectra of superb quality to obtain highly precise chemical abundances (0.01 dex). Some relevant topics are the planet - star connection, planet searches, star clusters, stellar ages, rotation, activity, stellar evolution, isotopic ratios, chemical evolution of the Galaxy, surveys of metal-poor stars and the cosmological lithium problem. The fellow is encouraged to pursue an independent research program for up to half of his/her time, and is welcome to apply for observing time at different facilities for which Brazil currently has access (ESO/Gemini/SOAR).

The successful applicant will be sponsored for an application to the Sao Paulo funding agency FAPESP. If approved, the position will be funded for two years with the possibility of extension for a third year contingent on performance. The starting date is negotiable (2016/12 - 2017/09). Monthly salary (tax free) is R$6819 (about US$2064). The postdoc will have its own research/travel budget of R$12274 per year. Airfare + R$6819 (to help with relocation) will be paid for fellows from abroad.

Candidates must have a PhD granted between 2011/7 and 2017/8 and should have published (or submitted) at least two papers. Previous experience on stellar abundances is required. Send a cover letter indicating your preferred starting date, curriculum vitae, summary of research achievements, and research plan by September 2, 2016. Applicants attending the workshop Precision Spectroscopy 2016 (http://www.astro.iag.usp.br/~jorge/ps/) can visit USP before or after the workshop. Send applications by e-mail to Dr. Jorge Melendez (jorge.melendez@iag.usp.br). Two letters of recommendation must be emailed directly by the writers to the above address.

A cosmologist permanent position is now open at CEA Service d'Astrophysique, France.
Deadline is May 20 for applying.

Mestrado e Doutorado em Astronomia
UFRJ - Observatório do Valongo
Processo seletivo aberto até a 4ª semana de maio, e 3ª semana de novembro

Bolsas de Mestrado
Centro Regional para Ciência Espacial e Educação Tecnológica na Ásia e no Pacífico (RCSSTEAP)
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