International Employees/Empleados Internacionales

Executive Summary

The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, AURA, manages three major NSF-funded optical astronomical facilities, the U.S. National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), the international Gemini Observatory, and the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. All of these operate facilities in Chile under the auspices of “AURA Observatory in Chile”, alongside other AURA-managed facilities here.

Click here to learn more about the AURA Observatory in Chile

Additional helpful links:

Orientation packet for international staff of AURA in Chile

Personal information for international staff os AURA in Chile

Information packet about vehicles for international staff of AURA in Chile

Expat Medical Benefits

Where to go in case of a medical emergency

English speaking medical professionals

Employee Handbook