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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

PSI is a growing, non-profit research and educational organization founded in 1972.  We are involved in numerous NASA missions, the study of Mars, asteroids, comets, interplanetary dust, the origin of the solar system, planet formation about other stars, dynamics, impact physics, and the rise of life.  PSI scientists conduct field work in all continents of the Earth.  We are also actively involved in science education and public outreach through school programs, children's books, popular science books and art.

PSI is headquartered in Tucson, AZ.  Our scientists are distributed in multiple States and countries.


PSI welcomes applications from scientists interested in joining our research community as Associate Research Scientists, Research Scientists and Senior Scientists.  Application Instructions

Science Support Staff

These positions are hired by Principal Investigators to support ongoing program(s) by the research staff. 

Current Openings:  

Student Research Assistant Job Posting, Application for Employment

Student Research Assistant (PDS) Job Posting, Application for Employment

Corporate Staff

Typically these are positions such as Accountant, Public Information Officer, Office Manager, Human Resources, Information Technology, Administrative Assistant.

Current Openings:  

Junior Applications Developer Job Posting, Application for Employment


Volunteer program

PSI is an Equal Opportunity/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical and/or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the EEO poster on the left-hand column of this page.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and/or other applicable law, and if requested in advance, we will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation so as to permit access to the application, interview, and selection processes. Please contact Human Resources at 520-382-0594 or email HR [at]

PSI’s Affirmative Action Plans for Minorities and Women, and for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available for inspection by contacting PSI’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Administrator, Linda Rueger, 520-382-0594, HR [at], during normal business hours.


PSI, a Nonprofit Corporation 501(c)(3), and an Equal Opportunity/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Affirmative Action Employer.
Corporate Headquarters: 1700 East Fort Lowell, Suite 106 * Tucson, AZ 85719-2395 * 520-622-6300 * FAX: 520-622-8060
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