Research Scientist II

Job description

DescriptionThe Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) at Georgia State University (GSU) is seeking applicants for an instrument scientist position.  CHARA operates the CHARA Array, an optical/IR, long baseline interferometer located at Mount Wilson Observatory (  We are starting a program to add a seventh telescope to the Array.  This will be a mobile telescope that will be moved to several locations on Mount Wilson and will be connected to the other telescopes through fiber optics. We are seeking an optical instrument scientist who will lead this project, and direct the optical design, construction, installation, and initial operations. 

This position is fully supported for three years. The workplace is the Mount Wilson Observatory north of Los Angeles.


Applications received by December 31, 2020, will receive full consideration. 

QualificationsPhD and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit12/04/20, 11:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
Job Posting: 11/12/20, 5:44:46 PM




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 2/11/2021
Work Type: