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Hiring & Employment

Recruitment Guide

A reference for the procedures to be used in the hiring process for all positions. This guide provides guidelines to assist Hiring Managers in their recruitment and selection activities.

Authorization to Recruit Form

Form to begin recruitment process. Should be completed by hiring manager.

Open Positions

A listing of the current open positions across the Observatory.

Jansky Fellowship

The NRAO Jansky Fellowship Program provides outstanding postdoctoral opportunities for research in astronomy. Jansky Fellows formulate and carry out investigations either independently or in collaboration with others within the wide framework of interests of the Observatory. Prior radio experience is not required and multi-wavelength projects leading to a synergy with NRAO instruments are encouraged. The NRAO also encourages applications from candidates with interest in radio astronomy instrumentation, computation, and theory.

Student Programs

The NRAO sponsors a range of programs that involve undergraduate and graduate students in astronomical research, computing, and engineering. Programs run from a few weeks for for the summer and intern programs to 2 or more years for the co-op and pre-doctoral programs.