Open positions related to the LSST Data Management at the University of Washington

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project is a 10-year survey of the sky that will deliver a 200 petabyte set of images and data products. Its Data Management team has postdoc and research staff positions open at the University of Washington:

* Multiple LSST DM Research Scientist Positions
(deadline: January 31st)

* Multiple LSST DM Postdoc Positions
(deadline: January 15th)

The University of Washington is responsible for the development of pipelines for real-time analysis of the nightly data streams to enable rapid follow-up of time varying phenomena: e.g., the rapid detection and characterization of transients, characterization of variability, discovery and linking of asteroids, including NEOs, etc. Successful candidates will join the existing 7-member LSST DM team.

In addition to LSST, ongoing research activities in the UW Survey Science Group include understanding the structure, formation, and evolution of the Milky Way using large surveys (SDSS, WISE, PanSTARRS, and others), Solar system (minor planet) science, as well as development of techniques, algorithms, and software for analysis of large astronomical datasets (“big data” data science).

Review of applications will start immediately, and continue until the positions are filled.

These links and any future job postings can be found at:

as well as the central LSST hiring website at