Applications open for Director and Administrator of the EST Foundation

A selection process to fill the positions of Director and Administrator of the EST-CF has been started, with application deadlines set for 29 February and 31 January 2024, respectively.


The EST Canarian Foundation (EST-CF) is a private non-profit organisation formed by ten research institutions and universities from eight European countries. Its primary mission is to complete the design of the European Solar Telescope and facilitate its construction and operation, accomplishing the objectives outlined in the foundation's statutes.


Rendering of the European Solar Telescope. 


The Director will be responsible for overseeing the global management of the Foundation's action plan, with a particular focus on defining the EST-ERIC and consolidating the construction plan. The Administrator will be responsible for effectively managing, coordinating, and overseeing all of the Foundation's administrative activities, including human resources, finances, procurement, and legal issues.

Detailed information regarding both job vacancies is available at the following link:

If you believe you are a suitable candidate, please send your application and any related questions to the President of the Board of Trustees of the EST-CF, Manuel Collados:

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