Thirty Meter Telescope

Astronomy's next generation observatory.



We invite you to explore employment opportunities with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project. We seek qualified professionals to join our team to design, develop and construct the world’s largest and most advanced optical telescope.

As a member of our team, you’ll be part of one of the largest research-university consortia in the world.

They are the Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA), the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, the National Astronomical Observatories of China and their consortium partners, and the Department of Science and Technology of India and their supported institutes. This work is supported as well by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, the National Research Council of Canada, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund, and the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA).


Current job listing(s):


03-04-14            Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer

02-12-14            Telescope Structures Group Leader

04-22-14            Associate Contract Specialist

04-24-14            Documentation Specialist



To be considered for the positon, please submit your resume via email to


Be a part of the team that will bring to first-light the best telescope ever built!