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
Instrumentation Engineer We seek an individual with technical education and/or experience relevant to the design, construction, and maintenance of scientific instruments that support state-of-the-art astronomical research. The successful applicant will work with staff engineers and scientists to produce and maintain the current and next generations of astronomical instruments and telescopes, with opportunities to contribute at all levels including design, fabrication, assembly, and testing.
Mechanical Engineer We seek a full-time individual to join the team for an initial two-year placement, but this could be extended pending future funding and mutual agreement.
Mechanical Technician We seek a full-time individual to join the team for a two-year placement, but this could be extended pending future funding and mutual agreement.
Staff Scientist The Carnegie Institution for Science invites applications for one of several expected staff astronomer appointments at The Observatories in Pasadena, California over the next few years.