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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.  Our careers page has moved.  For a list of current opportunities, and to apply, please visit our new Careers Site.

The NRAO strongly believes that a diverse staff is critical to our mission in enabling 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, age, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religious affiliation, or national origin and culture.

NRAO’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation and benefits and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

NRAO is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. Every year, NRAO develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company's obligations as a contractor to the United States government.  The NRAO is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Women, Minorities, Vietnam-Era Veterans, Disabled Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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