The Position

The LBT Observatory Director is a full-time employee of the University of Arizona.

The LBTO Director will be hired as a Career Track Faculty, that is a non-tenured, non-continuing status position.

The Board intends to assign the Director a 5-year mandate, potentially renewable, and subject to annual performance reviews.

The new appointment can start as soon as the new Director is available to take the role. The ideal timing is January 2022, but earlier or later dates can also be considered.

Salary will be commensurate to the role and past experience of the selected candidate and will include all the benefits available to UA employees.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

The final hiring will be performed by the University of Arizona, without further selection, following its standard pre-employment screening.