The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project is designing and will be constructing an astronomical telescope with a segmented primary mirror diameter of 30 meters. When complete the TMT will be the largest ground-based optical/infrared telescope in the world, providing the capability to study exciting astronomical questions ranging from the nature of extra-solar planets to revealing the first stars in the universe. TMT is looking for self-motivated individuals who are excited by the opportunity to join a highly-visible international project that will significantly advance our understanding of the universe.

TMT offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including impressive retirement plans. If you are interested in applying for employment with TMT and need additional information, contact our Human Resources department at (626) 395-1601 or via email at

TMT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are actively recruiting for the following positions:
Job Title Location Department Category Type
Science Instruments Group Leader Pasadena, CA Instrumentation Engineering Reg Full-time

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