Jobs at SLAC
Join us in our quest to discover the fundamental nature of matter
Join one of the most challenging and exciting work environments in the Bay Area. Our 1,500 employees work in the foothills overlooking Stanford University and the communities of Palo Alto and Menlo Park. Here, scientists, engineers, technicians and support professionals work together to conduct world class research in high energy physics, synchrotron radiation, advanced accelerator physics, and particle astrophysics/cosmology. We balance the excitement of leading-edge science with a family friendly atmosphere supported by leave policies and flexible work schedules and a commitment to a balance of work and personal interests.
We are a department of Stanford University, which was recently named one of the 50 best employers in Silicon Valley. Where else can you attend sporting events, use first class recreational facilities, attend musical and theatrical events, take classes, or attend lectures by world renowned scholars?
SLAC physicists have won three Nobel prizes for their research. We currently have more than 2,000 visiting scientists from all over the world using our facilities for their research.
Final candidates, with the exception of Staff Scientists are subject to background checks prior to commencement of employment at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
Internal candiadates, who are selected for
hire, may require degree verification and/or credit checks
based on requirements of the new position.
Internal candiadates, who are selected for hire, may require degree verification and/or credit checks based on requirements of the new position.