Information for Professionals

U.S. citizenship is required for employment at ARL

Employment Information from Penn State

ARL at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University Center of Excellence in Defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in missions and related areas. As a DoD-designated, U.S. Navy UARC (University Affiliated Research Center), ARL maintains a long-term strategic relationship with the U.S. Navy and provides support for the other services. ARL provides science, systems, and technology for national security, economic competitiveness, and quality of life through education, scientific discovery, technology demonstration, and transition to application.

To find jobs at Penn State's Applied Research Laboratory, please use the Penn State Jobs site which can be accessed here:

Information about the benefits offered by ARL through Penn State can be read here.

General Career Areas

  • Research Faculty
  • Research Engineers
  • Research Technicians
  • Financial Positions
  • Information Technology Positions
  • Contracts and Proposal Administration

Technical Career Areas

  • Acoustics & Transducers
  • Communication Science
  • Composites
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Computer Networks
  • Electronics & Circuit Design
  • Electro-Optics
  • Fluids & Structural Mechanics
  • Hydroacoustics
  • Information
  • Science & Technology
  • Laser Technology
  • Materials & Manufacturing
  • Navigation Research
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Sensors & Controls
  • Signal Processing
  • Software & Modelling
  • Structural Mechanics
  • System Engineering

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U.S. citizenship is required for employment at ARL