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A full list of employment opportunities with both the Department of Astronomy and the McDonald Observatory can be found via the links below. Listings for McDonald Observatory will include positions located at both Austin and Fort Davis, TX.

The University of Texas at Austin provides an outstanding benefits package to staff, including:

  • Competitive health benefits (Employee premiums covered at 100%; family premiums at 50%)
  • Vision, dental, life, and disability insurance options
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Teachers Retirement System of Texas (a defined benefit retirement plan)
  • Additional voluntary retirement programs: tax-sheltered annuity 403(b) and a deferred compensation program 457(b)
  • Flexible spending account options for medical and childcare expenses

For more details, please see https://hr.utexas.edu/prospective/benefits and https://hr.utexas.edu/current/services/my-total-rewards.


Click on the available job title to see the posting information.