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Tenure-Track Position in Astrophysical and/or Small Satellite Mission Development and Implementation

The Department of Astronomy would like to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of astrophysical and/or planetary small satellite (e.g. CubeSat) mission development and implementation. (For information, please email Elsie Gericke at For information of a more scientific nature, please email Dr. Chris Walker at

The Department of Astronomy at the University of Arizona is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or senior level. The applicant should have experience and/or an interest in utilizing the potential of small satellites (e.g. CubeSats) in...

Commencement 2018

On May 11, 2018, Astronomy/Steward graduated ten Astronomy majors, seventeen Astronomy minors, and hooded five PhD students.

Below we show seven photos, all of which can be enlarged by clicking. Photos are courtesy of Michelle Cournoyer and Marina Dunn...

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