Welcome to the ESO Recruitment Portal
Welcome to the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Recruitment Portal. All of our current vacancies are listed below. We hope that you find the desired opportunities and look forward to receiving your application.
ESO strives to attract and appoint exceptional talents to support its development as a world leader in Astronomy. We recruit individuals who demonstrate a range of far-reaching skills including integrity, academic excellence, initiative, problem solving and leadership. ESO provides the opportunity to work in a truly international environment, with access to cutting-edge technology and front-line scientific research.
Members of the personnel at ESO are engaged as International Staff Members, Local Staff Members, Fellows, Students or Associates. They represent a wide spectrum of professions in the capacity of scientists, skilled engineers, technicians and administrative staff.
Fellows and post-doctoral scientists are recruited by the organisation in order to foster their scientific careers. Associates work under short-term contracts with ESO to perform certain tasks in the field of scientific research, or for technical or administrative support. Post-Graduate Students spend up to two years at ESO within the framework of the Studentship Programme.
Further details are available under Employment Conditions.
ESO is a member of the EIROforum. For more information including details of the member organisations and links to their vacancies can be viewed at the EIROforum.
|Internship Science Journalism 2018||31/12/2018||Unpaid Associate||Garching|
|ESO Engineering & Technology Research Fellowship 2018||15/10/2017||Fellow||Garching|
|ESO Fellowship Programme Europe 2017/2018||15/10/2017||Fellow||Garching|
|ESO Fellowship Programme Chile 2017/2018||15/10/2017||Fellow||Paranal|
|Optical Coating Engineer/Technician||10/09/2017||Paid Associate||Paranal|
|Software Engineer - Verification and Testing||03/09/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|Software Test and Integration Engineer||03/09/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|Education Coordinator||02/09/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|ALMA Instrument Scientist||31/08/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|Facilities Management Supervisor||31/08/2017||Local Staff Member||Paranal|
|Head of the ESO ALMA Support Centre||31/08/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|ELT Programme Administrative Assistant||31/08/2017||International Staff Member||Garching|
|Mechanical Technical Lead||25/08/2017||International Staff Member||OSF, San Pedro de Atacama|