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/
Please also see Fellowships.
RESEARCH ENGINEERING/ SCIENTIST ASSOCIATE I - OPTO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
The Hobby Eberly Telescope, located 500 miles west of Austin in rural
West Texas, has an opening for a Mirror Lab team member. This position
requires safe handling of telescope optics and precision alignment of
mechanical support systems. Use of climbing safety gear in temperature
extremes of the Davis Mountains is required. Growth into support of our
coating facility and mirror stripping operations will occur for the
motivated candidate. Previous experience with closed loop control
systems, ability to perform repetitive tasks, familiarity with metrology
equipment and willingness to work alone or in team situations will give
the candidate a competitive edge. Please apply at
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/
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/
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Questions feel free to call Alonso Adame @ 432-426-3205.