Deputy Director

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, May 21, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, August 13, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Science Management
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of California Observatories
Street Line 1: 
1156 High St
City: 
Santa Cruz
State/Province: 
California
Zip/Postal: 
95064
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of California Observatories (UCO, http://ucolick.org/home/index.html) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) is seeking a Deputy Director to serve on its senior management team. UCO's mission is to provide UC astronomers with access to forefront optical and infrared observatories, to design and build advanced instrumentation for the Lick, Keck, and TMT Observatories, and to provide an organization that can coordinate astronomy groups throughout the UC system in support of their ground-based observing. UCO is a multi-campus astronomical research unit of UC, with headquarters on the UC Santa Cruz campus. UCO operates the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton and technical laboratories at UC Santa Cruz and UCLA, and funds instrumentation-related activities around the UC system.

UCO is a managing partner of the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii, and the focal point for UC participation in the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) project. The Deputy Director will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary, talented, and diverse staff throughout UC to help transition UCO into the era of Extremely Large Telescopes and define the future of ground-based optical and infrared astronomy.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, June 28, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
University of California Observatories
Title: 
Deputy Director
Street Line 1: 
1156 High St
City: 
Santa Cruz
State/Province: 
CA
Zip/Postal Code: 
95064
Country: 
United States of America
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
JPF00539-18T