The SKA Observatory is Recruiting

Composite image of the SKA combining all elements in South Africa and Australia. Source: SKAO

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory [SKAO] is coordinating a global effort to deliver one of the largest science facilities on the planet and build next-generation instruments that will answer key questions in astrophysics, drive technological innovation and support human capital development. With more than a dozen partner countries, the SKAO project is arguably one of the most ambitious science and engineering endeavours of the 21st century. The opportunity to work on and contribute to something as extraordinary as the SKAO project is here. In return, the SKAO offers a diverse multicultural working environment, 30 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme, regular social events, and a family-friendly environment amongst other things. There are several positions available with either permanent or fixed time contract clauses. The salaries come with a generous pension, healthcare and leave benefits.

The available positions include:

The SKA Observatory recognises diversity and aims to create a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong, and diverse perspectives and ideas thrive. As such, equality, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of SKA Observatory’s agenda. The aim of the SKAO is to recruit and retain the most talented individuals, regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, nationality or background. SKA Observatory welcomes and encourages female applicants and where applicants with a disability need facilities or adjustments to enable them to participate in the recruitment process, these will be provided.

SKA Observatory welcome all candidates, especially those from member countries.

To apply, visit here and for more information on how to apply, please visit here.

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