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Welcome to Applied Research Laboratories

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World Class Research

The mission of ARL:UT is to strengthen the national security and global progress of the United States through sponsored research in the fields of acoustics, electromagnetics, and information sciences. ARL:UT is a Department of Defense University-Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are the largest research unit of the university, and have been innovating for over 75 years.

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World Class Benefits

ARL:UT employees enjoy exceptional benefits including paid medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as paid vacation and sick leave, holidays, educational benefits, a wellness program, and one of the best pension and retirement plans available anywhere. We embrace stability and wellness to provide our staff a productive and balanced lifestyle. See UT Benefits for details.

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Start your career at ARL:UT

If you're looking for an exciting career with excellent benefits and a stable and casual working environment with opportunities to grow, please review our current positions. Full-time employees receive competitive salaries and participate in UT’s exceptional benefits program. You will find it rewarding to know your work makes a difference on a national and global scale.

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A new scientific technique could significantly improve the GPS navigation services that millions of people rely upon each day. ARL:UT's Space and Geophysics Laboratory and the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center have formed a radio interferometer between a GPS antenna and receiver and a large radio telescope that has observed distant quasars that are 5 billion light years away. Read article icon for an external link

Graduate research assistant AJ Lawrence recently surfaced a little-known link between our founder, C.P. Boner, and lauded ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax whose work inspired the likes of Bob Dylan and other foundational songwriters. Read article icon for an external link

As part of World Quantum Day & American Physical Society (APS Physics)'s Quantum To-Go program, ARL:UT physicist Brian La Cour called into an Arkansas physics classroom to talk shop and demystify qubits. Read article icon for an external link

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