Welcome to our new Applicant Portal. NRAO, GBO and LBO strongly believe that a diverse staff is critical for our mission to enable world-class science with cutting edge radio facilities for the scientific community, to train the next generation of scientists and engineers and to foster a scientific literate society. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive work place culture that accepts and appreciates all individuals regardless of race, gender, gender identity/expression, age, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious affiliation, or national origin and culture.

We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Vietnam-Era Veterans, Disabled Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will monitor and review the application/recruitment process to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law. There will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of mental or physical disability. Further, we will take affirmative action to employ, advance in employment, and otherwise treat qualified handicapped individuals, qualified disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam Era without discrimination based on their disability or veteran’s status in all employment practices. We will select the best qualified candidate to perform the duties of an available position and will give first consideration to present employees whenever practical.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email to resumes@nrao.edu. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to an HR representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Resumes received by email will not be considered. If you have questions about the application process, you may send an email to resumes@nrao.edu. For process questions, please include the name of the position being applied for with your question. In the subject field, please reference “APPLICATION PROCESS INQUIRY.”


Special Services Assistant Socorro, New Mexico


ALMA Head of Data Management Group Santiago, Chile
Software Engineer (II-IV) TBD, TBD
Software Engineer (II or III) TBD, TBD
Software Engineer (open rank) TBD, TBD
Software Engineer, Open Rank (II-IV) Socorro, New Mexico
Systems Administrator (Open Rank, II-IV; formerly 003842) Socorro, New Mexico

Crafts / Trades

Track Equipment Operator I (Temporary, Full-time) Socorro, New Mexico

Customer Service

Food Handler / Housekeeper (Seasonal) Green Bank, West Virginia

Education and Outreach

Tour Guide Green Bank, West Virginia

Engineers, Technical Specialists and Technicians

Front End Technical Specialist II or III (formerly 003981) Socorro, New Mexico
Servo Technial Specialist (I or II) - formerly 004182 Socorro, New Mexico
VLBA Specialist I or II (formerly 003841) Pie Town, New Mexico
VLBA Specialist I or II (formerly 004183) Fort Davis, Texas

Executive Management

Director of the Central Developement Laboratory (former job req 3921) Charlottesville, Virginia


Janitor (Part-time) Socorro, New Mexico

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