The University of Texas at Austin, McDonald Observatory invites applications for an Optomechanical Engineer for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope (HET) in the beautiful Davis Mountains of West Texas. The HET is a fully queue scheduled 10-m class optical and near-IR spectroscopic telescope. The position is responsible for maintaining all optics on the HET and manage all activities in the HET optic lab including maintaining the reflectivity of the primary mirror segments, operating and maintaining the mirror coating facility and serve as the supervisor for the HET optics team. This position works closely with colleagues at the HET and in Austin to design, build and maintain optomechanical tools and instrumentation as needed for the efficient operation of the HET.
Benefits, see https://hr.utexas.edu/prospective/benefits.html. May include on-site housing at McDonald Observatory. See https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UTstaff/job/MCDONALD-OBSERVATORY/... for complete description and to apply. This position is security-sensitive, and a background check will be conducted. UT is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to diversity.
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