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.



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.