Current AAS Job Register Ads

Table of Contents

  • Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure) — Time limited position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track) — Permanent (or leading to a permanent) position at a university or college. Includes teaching responsibility.
  • Other — Any position that does not seem to fit.
  • Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions — Typically associated with a Fellowship or other source of funding to support those seeking a degree from an institution of higher education. May also include funding opportunities for exchange programs or other professional development.
  • Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships — Typically located at a university, college or government lab. Allows recipient to pursue independent research or research support for a specific science program defined by the employer. Is limited to a pre-determined period of time. Usually does not include teaching responsibilities.
  • Science Engineering — Instrument design and development, software development, IT system support, and other project related responsibilities. Open-ended duration of employment.
  • Science Management — Runs projects and programs at universities, government or private industry. Open-ended employment.
  • Scientific/Technical Staff — Includes researchers at science centers, government labs, university, or private industry. May include both user support or project related work and time for individual research. Open-ended duration of employment. Usually does not include teaching. May or may not require PhD.


  • Some jobs reposted from prior months may have closing dates during the current month. Readers should pay careful attention to the posted closing dates.
  • Jobs marked as new were posted this month.

Current Job Ad Listing

Faculty Positions (visiting & non-tenure)
#54405Joint Macquarie University (MQ) / International Telescopes Support Office (ITSO) Lectureship in Astronomy and AstrophysicsMacquarie University / Australian Astronomical ObservatoryJul 2016
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #54542Faculty Positions in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, IndiaTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchAug 2016
New #54563Assistant Professor - Experimental Astrophysics or Astronomical Instrumentation - University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoAug 2016
New #54646Tenure-Track ProfessorClemson UniversityAug 2016
New #54663Tenure Track Assistant Professor at ChalmersChalmers University of TechnologyAug 2016
New #54675KASI tenured faculty position in cosmologyKorea Astronomy and Space Science Institute(KASI) Aug 2016
New #54701Professor or Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Observational Galactic AstrophysicsETH ZurichAug 2016
New #54717Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Astronomy or Planetary Science at Northern Arizona UniversityNorthern Arizona UniversityAug 2016
New #54721the Warren Chair of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of TasmaniaUniversity of TasmaniaAug 2016
New #54841Tenure-track Assistant Professor of PhysicsTrinity UniversityAug 2016
#54312 Tenure-track positions in astrophysics and space science at Sun Yat-sen UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy, Sun Yat-sen UniversityJul 2016
#54344Tenure Track position at the Assistant Professor level in Stellar AstrophysicsAarhus University, The Department of Physics and AstronomyJul 2016
#54358Researcher (Tenure track) or University Research Fellow position in theoretical high-energy astrophysicsNordita / University of Turku Jul 2016
#54365Professor, Radio Astronomy Engineering & Co-Director, Curtin Institute of Radio AstronomyCurtin University Jul 2016
#54367Professor or Associate Professor, Radio Astronomy Research - Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy Curtin University Jul 2016
#54398Professor of AstronomyChalmers University of TechnologyJul 2016
#54454Associate Professor in Observational Cosmology Department of Physics, Stockholm UniversityJul 2016
New #54680Operations Staff Astronomer - VLTIEUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORYAug 2016
New #54690Director GeneralEuropean Southern Observatory Aug 2016
New #54919Project Manager, Cal-Bridge and CAMPARE ProgramsCal Poly PomonaAug 2016
New #54934Program Officer, Research InfrastructurePatient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteAug 2016
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #54496Postdoctoral position in compact stellar X-ray sourcesGraduate Institute of Astronomy, National Central UniversityAug 2016
New #54506Postdoctoral Position in Astronomy (NAOJ Fellow)National Astronomical Observatory of JapanAug 2016
New #54528Post-Doctoral Research Position Announcement: EACOA Fellowship 2017East Asian Core Observatories Association (EACOA)Aug 2016
New #54580Postdoctoral positions in Astrophysics and Cosmology in Ben-Gurion UniversityBen-Gurion UniversityAug 2016
New #54591Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Nuclear/Stellar/Galactic AstrophysicsUniversity of HertfordshireAug 2016
New #54596ESA Research Fellowships in Space ScienceEuropean Space AgencyAug 2016
New #54659MIT Pappalardo Fellowships in PhysicsMIT Department of PhysicsAug 2016
New #54671Postdoctoral Fellowship on Fast Radio BurstsWest Virginia UniversityAug 2016
New #54685The Black Hole Initiative - Postdoctoral Research PositionsHarvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsAug 2016
New #54687ESO Fellowship Programme 2016/2017European Southern Observatory Aug 2016
New #54692Fellowships in Brazil (Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo)Various institutions in BrazilAug 2016
New #54709Post-doctoral position studying the variability of pre-main-sequence starsUniversity of ExeterAug 2016
New #547302 years Post-Doctoral Position in protostellar discs/accretion discs dynamics at the University of Milano (Italy)Universita' degli Studi di MilanoAug 2016
New #54751Retrieval of atmospheric parameters for Earth-like atmospheresUniversity of HertfordshireAug 2016
New #54809Postdoctoral position in Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural HistoryAmerican Museum of Natural HistoryAug 2016
New #54881Post-doc Position at UTSAUniversity of Texas at San AntonioAug 2016
New #54929Astronomical Postdoc, the Keck Planet Finder Spectrograph The Space Sciences Laboratory, University of California at BerkeleyAug 2016
#54194Curtin University Fellowships now open for applications at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University node.Curtin University Jul 2016
#54314Research associates and Post-doctoral Fellowships at Sun Yat-sen UniversitySchool of Physics and Astronomy, Sun Yat-sen UniversityJul 2016
#54329Postdoctoral FellowshipsSquare Kilometre Array South AfricaJul 2016
#54333Five-Year Post-Doctoral Research FellowshipsAll Souls CollegeJul 2016
#54403Postdoctoral position in galaxy evolutionLeiden ObservatoryJul 2016
#54414Postdoc Position in theoretical explorations of exoplanet atmospheresLeiden Observatory, Leiden UniversityJul 2016
#54417Two postdoc and two PhD positions massive binary evolutionRadboud UniversityJul 2016
#54420Research scientist in determination of solar chromospheric magnetic fields with applications to space weather Stockholm UniversityJul 2016
#54434Postdoctoral Position: TESS Guest Investigator Program ScientistMassachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchJul 2016
#54437Postdoctoral Position: MIT TESS Pipeline Scientist Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchJul 2016
#54440Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Physics on TESSMassachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space ResearchJul 2016
#54449Postdoctoral Position in Experimental Atomic Physics for Solar Physics at Columbia UniversityColumbia UniversityJul 2016
#54452KIAA-PKU Postdoctoral Research in Quasar and Galaxy EvolutionKavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Peking University Jul 2016
#54222Postdoc or Engineering Positions MICADO and ERISMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsJun 2016
#52329NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowships in AstrophysicsNaval Research LaboratoryNov 2015
#52331NRL-NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transient Radio Astronomy: VLITENaval Research LaboratoryNov 2015
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #54296PhD in Astronomy/AstrophysicsInternational Max-Planck Research School on AstrophysicsAug 2016
New #54463PhD position in AstrostatisticsRadboud UniversityAug 2016
New #54652PhD Scholarship in Warsaw, PolandCenter for Theoretical Physics Polish Academy of SciencesAug 2016
New #54655PhD in X-ray AstrophysicsSRON, Netherlands Institute for Space ResearchAug 2016
New #54667PhD Scholarships in Observational, Computational & Theoretical AstrophysicsSwinburne University of TechnologyAug 2016
New #54678PhD in High-Energy AstrophysicsInstitute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, PolandAug 2016
New #54704PhD position in Extragalactic Astronomy, Galaxies and Cosmology Department, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, Heidelberg (Ref. 16-06)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyAug 2016
New #54743Two PhD positions in Astronomical Instrumentation at Leiden ObservatoryLeiden Observatory, Leiden UniversityAug 2016
New #54768PhD appointments at the IMPRS for Astronomy & Astrophysics, Bonn/Cologne (Germany)Max Planck Institute for RadioastronomyAug 2016
#54400PhD positions in Extragalactic Astronomy at Leiden ObservatoryLeiden Observatory, Leiden UniversityJul 2016
Science Engineering
New #54515Senior EngineerThirty Meter TelescopeAug 2016
New #54518Principal Optomechanical AnalystThirty Meter TelescopeAug 2016
New #54522M1 System Lead EngineerThirty Meter TelescopeAug 2016
New #54724Astronomical Software ArchitectLeiden Observatory, Leiden UniversityAug 2016
New #54925Post-graduate (PhD or MS) in Astronomical Instrumentation, U.C. BerkeleySpace Science Lab, University of California, BerkeleyAug 2016
Science Management
New #54695Astronomer (ESM Program Director), MPS/AST, AD-1330-04 (Closes: 09/09/2016) National Science FoundationAug 2016
New #54711Las Campanas Observatory DirectorCarnegie ObservatoriesAug 2016
New #54749Gemini Department HeadsGemini/AURAAug 2016
#54360Co-I and Data Analyst For NEO Observation Study.Tenagra Observatories, Ltd.Jul 2016
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #54682NRAO-Assistant Scientist (CASA Liaison)The National Radio Astronomy ObservatoryAug 2016
New #54698Data Scientist - Collaborative Data Driven Science (SciServer)The Johns Hopkins UniversityAug 2016
New #54714Gemini Research InternGemini/AURAAug 2016
New #54733Support ScientistSpace Telescope Science InstituteAug 2016
New #54741Subaru Telescope EngineersResearch Corporation of the University of HawaiiAug 2016
New #54894IT SpecialistSmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryAug 2016
New #54898Gemini Science FellowGemini/AURAAug 2016
New #54973Gemini Tenure-Track Astronomer AURA/Gemini ObservatoryAug 2016
#54291Astrophysicist 16-33Smithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryJul 2016
#54458NRAO- Assistant ScientistThe National Radio Astronomy Observatory Jul 2016