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SAO Employment Opportunities

The  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 20-79 Atomic and Molecular Physics Astrophysicist (Post Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11, $71,987 to $93,588 Annually
Posting 21-07 Radio and Geoastronomy Electronics Technician, GS-0856, Grade 11, $66,662 to $86,665 Annually
Posting 21-11 Radio and Geoastronomy Electronics Technician, GS-0856, Grade 11, $66,662 to $86,665 Annually
Posting 21-08 Optical and Infrared Astronomy Maintenance Worker, WG-4749, Grade 8; $23.62 to $27.55 per hour
Posting 21-12 Optical and Infrared Astronomy Maintenance Worker, WG-4749, Grade 8; $23.62 to $27.55 per hour
Posting 21-15 Radio and Geoastronomy Astrophysicist, GS-1330, Grade 7; $45,042 to $58,558 per year
Posting 21-16 SAO Financial Management Mail Clerk (Motor Vehicle Operator), IS-0305, Grade 4; $35,097 to $45,625 annually
Posting 21-05 High Energy Astrophysics Archive Developer, IS - 2210 Grades 9 - 13; $61,290 to $133,382 annually
Posting 21-10 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11; $71,987 to $93,588 annually
Posting 21-09 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11; $71,987 to $93,588 annually
Posting 21-13 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist, IS-1330, Grade 11; $34.49 to $44.84 per hour
Posting 21-20 SAO Sponsored Programs and Procurement Grant Management Specialist, IS-1109, Grade 09; $59,498 to $77,346 Annually
Posting 21-17 High Energy Astrophysics Astrophysicist (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow), IS-1330, Grade 11; $71,987 to $93,588 annually
Posting 21-01 Central Engineering General Engineer (Systems Engineer), IS-0801, Grades 13, 14; $102,601 - $157,614 annually
Posting 21-03 Radio and Geoastronomy Program Manager, IS-0340, Grade 15; $142,615 - $172,500 per year