Employment

see also: UT Austin Job Search

A full list of employment opportunities with both the Department of Astronomy and McDonald Observatory can be found at https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/search/0/. For openings at the Observatory, enter 'McDonald' as the Hiring Department. Listings will include both Austin and Fort Davis, TX.

Please also see Fellowships.

 

TELESCOPE OPERATOR - HOBBY-EBERLY TELESCOPE

Do you want to put your science education or experience to use on state of the art equipment to assist in answering the biggest questions in the Universe? McDonald Observatory has an opening for a Telescope Operator for one of the largest telescopes in the world, the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, in the beautiful Davis Mountains near Fort Davis, TX. A Telescope Operator works sunset to sunrise alongside of one of the Resident Astronomers and on site housing may be available. To view a complete job description of the Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate I, salary, benefits and application instructions visit https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/150427014211 and refer to job posting number: 15-04-27-01-4211. Interviews will begin in June 2015. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER - HOBBY-EBERLY TELESCOPE

Have you always wanted to work with state of the art equipment to assist in answering the biggest questions in the Universe? McDonald Observatory has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to maintain various electrical and electronic subsystems for one of the largest telescopes in the world, the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, in the beautiful Davis Mountains near Fort Davis, TX. To view a complete job description of the Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III, salary, benefits and application instructions visit https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/150415014209 and refer to job posting number: 15-04-15-01-4209. Interviews will begin in late April 2015. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 

MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN

Great benefits and TRS retirement package

McDonald Observatory has an opening for a journeyman in the maintenance and service of mechanical, hydraulics, electrical and other general labor work, in the beautiful Davis Mountains near Fort Davis, TX. To view a complete job description, salary, benefits and application instructions visit https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/150302015123 and refer to job posting number: 150302015123.

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Questions feel free to call Alonso Adame @ 432-426-3205.