Welcome to the Carnegie Observatories Application Submission System

Below you will find a table with the open positions we are currently trying to fill. Click on the link corresponding to the position in which you are interested and you will be taken to the job description and a link to submit your application. If you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact us.

Title Description
LCO Instrument Specialist The Las Campanas Observatory (LCO) of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories - a world-class astronomical institution - is seeking an engineer/specialist to work in the role of instrumentation specialist at the twin 6.5m Magellan telescopes.
Magellan Support Astronomer The Las Campanas Observatory of the Carnegie Institution for Science is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Support Astronomer to join our team. The successful candidate will be a member of a team responsible for providing support for in situ and remote operations of the Magellan telescopes.
Mechanical Engineer Carnegie Observatories is seeking a mechanical engineer to join its Instrumentation Development Laboratory.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Carnegie Observatories operates several post-doctoral fellowship programs in observational and theoretical astronomy and instrumentation. The Carnegie Fellowship and the Carnegie-Princeton Fellowship are available for the November 1, 2015 application deadline, i.e., for fellowships beginning in September 2016.
Staff Astronomer The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science (https://obs.carnegiescience.edu/) in Pasadena, California invites applications for one of at least two staff astronomer (faculty-equivalent) appointments. These appointments are open to individuals at any career stage.