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.

 

OPTICAL-MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN

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 a technician to maintain the optics 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 I, salary, benefits and application instructions visit https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/140715014211 and refer to job posting number: 140715014211. Interviews will begin in early August. The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.