Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is one of 17 national laboratories funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The lab also receives support from the City of Newport News and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
As a world-leading nuclear physics research facility, Jefferson Lab is engaged in many exciting science programs and has developed areas of expertise that support its primary mission to explore the nucleus of the atom.
These programs and areas of expertise include experimental nuclear physics, computational and theoretical nuclear physics, accelerator science, cryogenics, superconducting radiofrequency (SRF) technologies, radiation detectors, medical imaging devices and free-electron lasers.
Welcome to Jefferson Lab, a world-leading nuclear physics research facility, where great ideas and great people can thrive.
At Jefferson Lab, you can work with exceptional people, grow your skills and advance your career. Our team includes more than 700 people, including physicists, engineers, computer technicians and more.
Together, you and Jefferson Lab can build a career that's uniquely yours.