The Sloan Digital Sky Survey V (SDSS-V) project is a collaboration of major US and international universities and research institutions, which is currently developing the next generation of the highly successful surveys under the auspices of the Astrophysical Research Consortium (ARC). The SDSS-V project, pioneering all-sky spectroscopy with ground-based astronomical observations in New Mexico and Chile, is described in http://www.sdss.org/future/.
The SDSS-V Central Project Office is located at Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena CA, a department of the Carnegie Institution for Science (CIS). We are seeking a Deputy Project Manager/Lead Systems Engineer for a three-year fulltime position based at Carnegie Observatories, Pasadena CA,during the instrumentation development phase with the opportunity for an extension during survey operations ending in 2025.
The Deputy Project Manager/Lead Systems Engineer will be a key member of the project team that is planning, building, and conducting the SDSS-V survey program. S/he will work closely with the Project Manager and with other members of the Central Project Office and Project technical teams. S/he will play a dual role in the Project: as backup for the Project Manager and as the Lead Systems Engineer.
How to Apply:
A complete job description, professional requirements, and application directions may be found at
Only electronic applications submitted through this web site will be considered.
Applicants are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2018, when application review will begin. The position will remain open until filled.
CIS offers a competitive compensation package including medical and retirement benefits. The salary will depend on the experience of the applicant. Carnegie is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
About CARNEGIE OBSERVATORIES
The Carnegie Observatories, a department of the Carnegie Institution of Washington /DBA Carnegie Institution for Science/ is a non-profit, world-class astronomical institution, with its office located in Pasadena, California.