Come work with us at the Office of Astronomy for Education!

The OAE’s mission is to support and coordinate astronomy education by astronomy researchers and educators, aimed at primary or secondary schools worldwide. The OAE will organise an international network of astronomy education stakeholders, organise groups of scientists to collaborate on creating certain educational resources, facilitate and undertake a systematic evaluation of existing resources, and work towards establishing international standards of quality control and evaluation in astronomy education. Additional information can be found on the OAE’s temporary website.

There are currently no open positions at the OAE.

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Haus der Astronomie has recently been seeking to fill three positions at the newly founded OAE:

The application has ended for our 5-year postdoctoral position in astronomy education research at the Office of Astronomy for Education, the holder of which will serve as the OAE’s Astronomy Education Research Coordinator. The postholder will contribute to all OAE activities, in particular those that directly involve astronomy education or physics education research, and will take responsibility for suitable projects and sub-projects.

The application period has ended for the position of an Organisational Assistant for the Office of Astronomy for Education. The postholder will support the work of the OAE administratively and by helping with all organisational matters that may arise, including event organisation, travel support, and organisational support for our Visiting Scientist program.

The application period has ended for the 1-year position of Interim Coordinator for the Office of Astronomy for Education and we are currently evaluating the applications. The postholder will support the work of the OAE during its first year, helping to establish the infrastructure and undertaking the scientific groundwork (survey of educational resources, survey of potential collaborators, survey of astronomy education in different countries) for the future work of the OAE.

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