- Senior Scientist and Division Deputy for Science Engagement, Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Adjunct Professor, Astronomy, UC Berkeley
Peter Nugent co-founded the Computational Cosmology Center and became their first group leader. He was promoted to senior staff scientist at LBNL in 2010 and the same year joined the faculty in the Astronomy Department at UC Berkeley. In 2014, he became the division deputy for scientific engagement in the Computational Research Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.