Skills Astrophysicist in Québec

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an astrophysicist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Physicists and astronomers (NOC 2111).


People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Develop or participate in the development of instrumentation and software for astronomical observation and analysis
  • Design and conduct observational surveys, conduct detailed analyses and develop numerical models to extend knowledge of celestial bodies and cosmic radiation
  • Participate as a member of a research or development team in the design and development of experimental, industrial or medical equipment, instrumentation and procedures
  • Design and conduct research in experimental and theoretical physics
  • Carry out analysis of research data and prepare research reports

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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