Lick Observatory Laser / Telescope Technician

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Scientific/Technical Staff
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of California Santa Cruz
Mt Hamilton
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Lick Observatory Laser / Telescope Technician


Location: Mt Hamilton


Job ID: 36060


The IRD for this job is: 06-27-2022




Under general direction of the Lick Observatory Superintendent, the incumbent performs duties in support of astronomical research at the Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton. The incumbent independently plans and executes a safe and efficient night program at the Shane Telescope to assist astronomers and/or researchers in accomplishing their goals. The incumbent independently operates the laser systems and all technical aspects of scientific observations, including electronic, electrical and mechanical problem solving. The incumbent also functions as an electronics technician performing assembly, installation, troubleshooting and repair of complex electronic instrumentation and equipment. Independently operates the 120-inch Shane Telescope and all technical aspects of scientific observations. Trains new personnel.


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Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
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