Jobs at Jefferson Lab

Jefferson Lab offers many interesting and challenging jobs in pursuit of a greater understanding of the visible universe.



Job Openings

Jefferson Lab jobs come in all stripes.

Whether you’re a physicist, a mechanical engineer or an administrative assistant, there's an opportunity for you.

Be part of something big.

Working at Jefferson Lab is a different experience. You can have a role in “big science” and help people discover more about our visible universe.

You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that could change the world.

Jefferson Lab (JLab) is committed to being an employer of choice.   We value the contributions of all employees and believe diversity among its workforce is critical to the continued strength and success of the organization.  JLab promotes the exchange of ideas while maintaining a professional, ethical and respectful work environment in which everyone contributes to the laboratory’s mission.

Jefferson Lab is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request.  Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Responses will only be provided to messages requesting accommodations.