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Job Opportunities at PSL

The most up to date information on all full-time, part-time and temporary positions at PSL are posted on NMSU’s jobs site.


Not only are we a diverse community of students, faculty and staff, we are a comprehensive land-grant university excelling in teaching, research, and public service that fuels the economy and prepares students to be productive citizens.


New Mexico State University (NMSU) and the Physical Science Laboratory (PSL) are dedicated to providing equal opportunities in employment and learning environments. NMSU/PSL does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its programs and activities, as required by equal opportunity/affirmative action regulations and laws and university policy and rules. Please see the complete NMSU Notice of Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity.

US citizenship is required in order to be eligible for employment with the Physical Science Laboratory.

All positions are subject to random drug testing in compliance with drug-free workforce requirements.

Positions We Hire

PSL employs a diverse range of employees, including subject matter experts, technologists and support staff. Below are some of the broad categories of positions we hire: 

Divisions

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Software System Engineers
  • Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Aide
  • Analysts
  • UAS Pilots

Operations

  • Business Services:
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Administrative support
    • Marketing, Purchasing
    • Shipping and Receiving
  • Facilities/Maintenance
  • Facility Security
  • Information Technology

Production/Manufacturing

  • Machinists
  • Fabricators
  • Electronic technicians (Plating, Antennae)
  • Materials and Service Technician
  • Expeditor

New opportunities are posted regularly on the NMSU Employment page.

Current Postings

**(Updated October 8, 2021)**

Full-Time / Part-Time / Temporary

Student

PSL offers student employment on a regular basis and utilizes the NMSU handshake portal to post these positions.  Handshake allows students and employers to connect (and much more!) with a modern, user-friendly interface. All student employment and co-op opportunities at NMSU, are posted on HandShake (Can also be accessed through your Canvas menu)