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SAO Employment Opportunities

TheĀ  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory opportunities listed below are currently open. Please apply separately for each position following the Application Procedure described in the job posting.

Please click the Posting Number for a detailed description.

Number Division/Department Job Description, Grade, Salary Range
Posting 22-65 Central Engineering Electronics Engineer, IS-0855, Grades 12, 13; $88,850 to $137,348 annually
Posting 22-38 High Energy Astrophysics Science Software Developer (IT Specialist), IS-2210, Grades 9 -13; $62,639 - $137,348 annually
Posting 22-40 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11; $74,129 - $96,363 Annually
Posting 22-50 Central Engineering Computer Engineer, IS-0854, Grade 9; $62,639 to $81,432 annually
Posting 22-52 Central Engineering Computer Engineer, IS-0854, Grade 13; $105,654 to $137,348 annually
Posting 22-55 High Energy Astrophysics Archive Developer , IS-2210, Grades 09 - 13; $62,639 - $137,348 annually
Posting 22-57 High Energy Astrophysics IT Specialist (APPSW), IS-2210, Grades 11 - 13;$74,129 - $137,348 per year
Posting 22-61 Central Engineering Engineering Technician (Mechanical), IS-0802, Grade 9; $61,268 to $79,650 annually
Posting 22-63 High Energy Astrophysics IT Specialist (Back Office Developer/Data Analyst), IS-2210, Grades 11 - 13;$74,129 - $137,348 per year
Posting 22-62 Central Engineering Engineering Technician (Mechanical Designer), IS-0802, Grade 11; $74,129 to $96,363 annually
Posting 22-67 Optical and Infrared Astronomy Maintenance Worker, WG -4749, Grade 08; $24.51 - $28.59 per hour
Posting 22-68 Optical and Infrared Astronomy Maintenance Worker, WG -4749, Grade 08; $24.51 - $28.59 per hour
Posting 22-70 Central Engineering Electronics Engineer, IS-0855, Grade 11; $74,129 to $96,363 annually
Posting 22-72 Central Engineering Mechanical Engineer (Opto-Mechanical), IS-0830, Grades 11 and 12; $74,129 to $115,510 annually
Posting 22-71 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist, IS-1330, Grades 12,13, $88,850 to $137,348 per year
Posting 22-73 Director's Office Associate Director, Science, SL-1330-00, $135,468 - $203,700 annually
Posting 22-74 Director's Office Associate Director Technology and Engineering, IL-0801-00; $135,468 - $203,700 annually
Posting 22-75 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11; $74,129 - $96,363 Annually