Saturday, October 16, 2010

UW Position -- Writer/Interviewer UW Manastash Ridge Observatory

*Writer/Interviewer UW Manastash Ridge Observatory*

In 2012 the UW's Manastash Ridge Observatory (MRO), a
30-inch telescope located southeast of Ellensburg will
celebrate its 40^th anniversary. MRO has been used by many
UW undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows
and faculty for a wide variety of astronomical research
projects. The UW Astronomy Department would like to
celebrate MRO's contributions to research and education by
developing a "MRO 40^th Anniversary" web site. The person
who is hired for this position will be responsible for
preparing the content of this web site under the supervision
of MRO Director Julie Lutz and Associate Director Chris
Laws. The content will include interviews with the "founding
fathers" of MRO, contributed photos and many "MRO Memories"
from former and present-day users of the observatory.

Skills that are needed for the position:

1. Strong writing, editing and interviewing skills

2. Ability to collaborate with designer for the web site

The position will involve about 10 hours/week of work for
fall, winter and possibly spring quarters of the 2001-11
academic year. Hours of work are flexible.

Pay: $12 per hour

Send resume (including names of possible references) by
October 22, 2010 to:

Dr. Julie Lutz

via e-mail:

via UW Campus Mail
Astronomy Department
Box 351580

via USPS
University of Washington
Astronomy Department
Box 351580
Seattle, WA 98195-1580