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
Instrument Maker / CNC Machinist We seek an individual with extensive CNC machining knowledge to join our instrument lab’s technical staff. The successful applicant will work with other machinists, engineers, and scientists to design and build the next generation of instruments and telescopes, with opportunities to contribute at all levels through design optimization, fabrication, assembly and testing.
Opto Mechanical Engineer Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories - a world-class astronomical institution - is seeking an individual with engineering experience working with telescopes and optics for the position of Opto Mechanical Engineer for the twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescopes.
Telescope Mechanical Engineer Las Campanas Observatory (LCO), of the Carnegie Institution for Science Observatories - a world-class astronomical institution - is seeking an individual with engineering experience working with telescopes and optics for the position of Telescope Engineer for the twin 6.5-meter Magellan telescopes.