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20 recruits at the SKA Organisation to help shape the future of Radio Astronomy

31 May 2013, SKA Headquarters, Jodrell Bank Observatory, UK – The SKA Organisation is launching a massive recruitment campaign and is employing highly qualified scientists and engineers, project managers and system engineers.

 

The Square Kilometre Array will be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope.

Scheduled to begin construction in 2017, thousands of linked radio wave receptors will be located in Australia and in Southern Africa.

Combining the signals from the antennas in each region will create a telescope with a collecting area equivalent to a dish with an area of about one square kilometre which will address fundamental unanswered questions about our Universe.

The Square Kilometre Array is a global science and engineering project led by the SKA Organisation, a not-for-profit company with its headquarters at Jodrell Bank Observatory, near Manchester, UK.

SKA Organisation will lead the SKA system design and oversee the detailed design being undertaken within the globally distributed SKA work package consortia.

To accomplish this goal the SKA Office is employing highly qualified scientists and engineers, project managers and system engineers.

We are seeking outstanding individuals for the roles listed here. Benefits of employment include a generous company pension scheme, 30 days holiday per year plus UK public holidays and assistance in relocating to the UK.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 19th July 2013.

For further information about any of our vacancies and details of how to apply please visit the Jobs page.

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