Welcome to our Applicant Portal. AUI, NRAO and GBO 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.

In addition to competitive pay, AUI provides excellent paid time off benefits (vacation and sick leave). Medical, dental and vision plans are effective first day of employment. AUI’s retirement benefit contributes an amount equal to 10 percent of a qualified participant’s base pay. No contribution is required of the employee; we also offer an optional supplemental, tax-deferred plan for employee retirement contributions.

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 [email protected]. 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 [email protected]. 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.”

For information about Internships and Student Opportunities (e.g., REU, Co-op, NAC, NINE, etc.), please click here.


System Administrator (Open Rank) Green Bank, West Virginia
System Administrator II-IV (4681)
2 Locations


Software Engineer III-IV (4669)
4 Locations

Crafts / Trades

Auto Diesel Mechanic (4632) Socorro, New Mexico
Electromechanical, Technical Specialist I-III (4633) Socorro, New Mexico
HVAC Maintenance Specialist (4591) Socorro, New Mexico
Machinist, Shop Technical Specialist II-III (4621) Socorro, New Mexico
Maintenance Electrician (4631) Socorro, New Mexico
Maintenance Electrician Lead (4630) Socorro, New Mexico
Maintenance Specialist Green Bank, West Virginia

Engineers, Technical Specialists and Technicians

Documentation Specialist I-II (4680) Socorro, New Mexico
Electrical Engineer, Power II-IV (4620) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer - Digital Back End (4653) Charlottesville, Virginia
Electronics Engineer II-III Green Bank, West Virginia
Electronics Engineer II-IV (4639) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer II-IV (4640) Socorro, New Mexico
Electronics Engineer IV, ngVLA Environmental Monitoring Lead (4670)
2 Locations
Jansky Engineering Fellow (4655) Charlottesville, Virginia
LOIF Technician II-IV (4629) - UPDATED Socorro, New Mexico
Mechanical Engineer III - IV, Engineering Lead (4657) Socorro, New Mexico
ngVLA Systems Engineer II-III (4589) - UPDATED
2 Locations
Servo/Fiber Technician I-IV (4651) - UPDATED Socorro, New Mexico
Systems Engineer II-III, Configuration Manager (4677)
3 Locations
VLBA Specialist I-II (4612) Brewster, Washington
VLBA Specialist I-II (4666) Owens Valley, California

Executive Management

Assistant Director for Science Support and Research (4644)
2 Locations

Observatory Service and Science

Research Associate (4671)
2 Locations


Safety Officer, EMS (4618) - UPDATED Socorro, New Mexico


Antenna and Electromagnetics Research Engineer (4624)
2 Locations
Research Associate, Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) (4678) Socorro, New Mexico

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