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10/03/2017 Vacancy: Software Developer at Institute of Astronomy Cambridge

The Institute of Astronomy (Cambridge) invites applications for the position of Software Developer. The post-holder will work as part of the local DPCI (Cambridge Data Processing Centre) team of scientists / developers on data processing software for the ground segment of the mission, implementing data processing infrastructure components and algorithms for the calibration and removal of instrumental signatures from the scientific data generated by the satellite.

Further details and requirements are specified in the job description. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2017.

06/03/2017 Vacancy for a DPAC Operations Scientist

There is an opening for a DPAC Operations Scientist at ESAC, Spain. The role of the DPAC operations scientist will be to lead the effort of assessing the scientific characteristics, quality and coherence of the data products at all processing steps, with the aim to ensure scientific quality control across the DPAC CU boundaries.

In this position a lot of interaction with several groups within DPAC and with the Project and Archive Scientists is expected. Application deadline is around 22 March. More information can be found here.

22/02/2017 ESA images, videos and data available through Open Access

On 20 February 2017 ESA adopted an Open Access policy for content such as still images, videos and selected sets of data. A news article by ESA describes the Open Access policy as adopted by ESA. More information on sets of information currently available can be found here.

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