Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Feb 3, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Astronomy/Astrophysics
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Full Time
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Astrophysicist, IS-1330, Grades 12 – 14


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is part of the Center for Astrophysics, one of the largest and most diverse astrophysical institution in the world, where the staff carries out a broad program of research in astronomy, astrophysics, and earth and space sciences. If you would like to join this exciting organization, apply today!


About ADS

The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS), hosted at the Center for Astrophysics since 1993, is one of the world’s most powerful digital information systems and is expanding its services to serve all of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate disciplines. The ADS project is funded by NASA, and provides its services to the worldwide community in astronomy and related research fields. By joining our group, you will be actively supporting the discovery and dissemination of scientific results to the worldwide research community!

This is the position of Project Scientist for Astrophysics with the ADS. The employee will work to establish and maintain the ADS as a world-leading information resource for astrophysicists and related disciplines. Duties of this job include but are not limited to serving as the principal ADS scientific resource for Astrophysics, developing new methods to search, discover, and use research data and publications, and serving as a research scientist at the intersection of Astrophysics and Information Science.


View the complete Job Vacancy Announcement at SAO Employment Opportunities for further information and requirements SAO Employment Opportunities (


More information about career opportunities within the project is available at the ADS Careers page. (


Application Procedure: SAO will only accept applications online for this position. For complete information and online application procedures, please visit USAJOBS. (


The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workplace.


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