Careers at LIGO Laboratory

Current Vacancies

For more information about Postdoctoral opportunities at the LIGO Lab, see the Postdoctoral Positions page.

LIGO Caltech

  • Research Scientist
  • Summer paid internships: Summer paid internships at LIGO Caltech Engineering will be available for applications in late April. Please note, this is not a residential internship program and applicants must live within commuting distance of Caltech campus. Please check back in April for the link to apply.


LIGO MIT - No positions at this time


LIGO Hanford Observatory


LIGO Livingston Observatory

Caltech Notices of Intent can be found here.

If you are interested in working for LIGO at other collaborating universities, check your preferred partner-institution's job postings. For a list of collaborating institutions, see LSC Member Institutions.