We are hiring

The University of Central Florida (UCF) and the Department of Planetary Radar Group at the Arecibo Observatory (AO) invites applications for the Research Intern position. The intern will participate in the research activities of the planetary radar group of the Arecibo Observatory. The details of the research projects will be tailored based on the level of background knowledge and skills of the successful applicant.  This is a paid (stipend) internship position for undergraduate students only (starting year 2 or more). + Read More


The AO management team would like to cordially invite you all to participate in the "Arecibo Observatory Virtual Town Hall'’ on July 29, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT. The meeting will open with several status updates about the observatory, then a Q&A session with all the attendees. Read More

Management Management Update (COVID-19, Eartquakes, Transmitters)

The Arecibo Observatory’s priority is the health and safety of the staff and our users. In response to COVID-19 and in order to comply with restrictions implemented by the Government of Puerto Rico via executive order OS-2020-23, the Arecibo observatory will be implementing the following workplace changes… Read More