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)
New #49878E-ELT Programme ScientistESO - European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern HemisphereDec 2014
New #49901Professor of AstrophysicsUniversity of North DakotaDec 2014
New #49938Head of Independent Research Group in Theoretical/Numerical Astrophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg, Galaxies and Cosmology Department (14-18)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyDec 2014
New #49984Assistant or Associate Scientist National Radio Astronomy ObservatoryDec 2014
New #49990NAOJ Project Associate Professor/Project Assistant Professor positions as Support Astronomers at the East Asian ALMA Regional Center (EA-ARC) in Tokyo, JapanNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ)Dec 2014
#49649Faculty Fellow in AstrophysicsColby CollegeNov 2014
#49442Non-Tenure Astronomy PositionUniversity of Texas at San AntonioNov 2014
#49327Instructor Positions in Physics and Astronomy at University of South FloridaUniversity of South FloridaOct 2014
Faculty Positions (tenure & tenure-track)
New #48826Tenure Track Position in Observational AstronomyUniversity of California, RiversideDec 2014
New #49828Observational AstronomerBenedictine CollegeDec 2014
New #49710Department of Physics, Assistant Professor - PhysicsDepartment of Physics, University of Arkansas Dec 2014
New #49765Professor of Cosmoparticle physics at Stockholm University Department of Physics, Stockholm University Dec 2014
New #49777Faculty position in observational cosmologyNational Astronomical Observatories of ChinaDec 2014
New #49779Faculty Position in Particle Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitation, Case Western Reserve University Department of PhysicsCase Western Reserve UniversityDec 2014
New #49792Academic positions in Astrophysics, University of BathUniversity of BathDec 2014
New #49836Joint Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanetary Science at McGill UniversityMcGill UniversityDec 2014
New #49839PHYSICS - OPTICS/OPTICAL ASTRONOMY - ASSISTANT PROFESSORSouthern Connecticut State UniversityDec 2014
New #49869Assistant Professor, Observational AstronomyUniversity of California Santa CruzDec 2014
New #49907Faculty Position/Senior Lecturer in Cosmology and AstrophysicsICG, University of PortsmouthDec 2014
New #49917Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in astronomy or astrophysicsMonash UniversityDec 2014
New #49931University Lectureship in AstrophysicsUniversity of CambridgeDec 2014
New #49934Tenure-track faculty position in astronomyLeiden ObservatoryDec 2014
New #49977Assistant or Associate AstronomerNational Radio Astronomy ObservatoryDec 2014
New #50064Faculty Positions in the School of Earth and Space ExplorationArizona State UniversityDec 2014
New #50098Assistant/Associate Professor - Theoretical High Energy PhysicsNortheastern UniversityDec 2014
#48984Faculty Positions in All Fields in AstrophysicsInstitute of Astronomy, Department of Physics, Tsinghua UniversityNov 2014
#49408Assistant ProfessorRochester Institute of TechnologyNov 2014
#49491Professorship position in “Space Science Instrumentation” at the Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale and Univ. Paris-Sud (Orsay, France)Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale & Univ. Paris-SudNov 2014
#49543Tenure-track positions in astronomy and astrophysics at Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityNov 2014
#49600Faculty Positions in Observation, Theory, or Instrumentation Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and AstrophysicsNov 2014
#49646Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Astroparticle Physics/Cosmology - Physics and Astronomy Department, Rice UniversityRice University - Physics & Astronomy DepartmentNov 2014
#49725Tenure Track Faculty Position in AstronomyUtah Valley UniversityNov 2014
#48925Tenure track Assistant Professor in AstronomyUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLVOct 2014
#49130Tenure-Track Faculty Position in AstronomyUniversity of California, BerkeleyOct 2014
#49148Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, Columbia UniversityColumbia UniversityOct 2014
#49245Assistant ProfessorNew Mexico State University, Astronomy DepartmentOct 2014
New #49741Science Program Officer, Heising-Simons Foundation (Los Altos, CA)Heising-Simons FoundationDec 2014
New #49757"Big Data" Faculty PositionPurdue UniversityDec 2014
New #49789ASTRON/ JIVE International Summer Students Programme 2015ASTRON / JIVEDec 2014
New #49968Adaptive Optics ScientistLarge Binocular Telescope ObservatoryDec 2014
New #50042Tenure -Track Position, Department of Physics & AstronomyBucknell UniversityDec 2014
Post-doctoral Positions & Fellowships
New #49698Benoziyo Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in AstrophysicsWeizmann Institute of ScienceDec 2014
New #49701Postdoctoral position at the University of ZürichCenter for Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, University of ZürichDec 2014
New #49746Postdoctoral AssociateMIT Haystack ObservatoryDec 2014
New #49751Posdoctoral position in theoretical/computational extra-galactic astronomy at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris (IAP), FranceInstitut d'Astrophysique de ParisDec 2014
New #49754Postdoctoral scholar in cosmologyJPL/Caltech Dec 2014
New #49760Postdoctoral Research Positions in Magnetized Relativistic OutflowsOpen University of Israel and/or Ben-Gurion UniversityDec 2014
New #49767XMM-Newton Postdoctoral position in X-ray AstronomyInstitut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planetologie (IRAP)Dec 2014
New #49771Postdoctoral Research Associate in Compact Objects in Globular ClustersMichigan State UniversityDec 2014
New #49794Postdoctoral position in supernova cosmology and physicsUniversity of SouthamptonDec 2014
New #49797Postdoctoral Research Assistants in Theoretical Astro and Plasma Physics (up to two posts)University of Oxford, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical PhysicsDec 2014
New #49802Post Doctoral Research Position in Galaxy EvolutionCalifornia Institute of TechnologyDec 2014
New #49808OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship - ASKAP HI early scienceCSIRO Astronomy & Space Science - Australia Telescope National FacilityDec 2014
New #49814Joint (i-core) HU/TAU postdoctoral research fellowship in AstrophysicsHebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv UniversityDec 2014
New #49816Postdoctoral position in Atmospheric and Planetary Circulation and DynamicsExeter University, UKDec 2014
New #49819Postdoctoral Position in Computational Star FormationComputational Physics, University of TübingenDec 2014
New #49822Postdoctoral researcherIndiana UniversityDec 2014
New #49831Postdoctoral position in Particle Acceleration High Energy AstrophysicsStanford UniversityDec 2014
New #49842Postdoctoral Position in Reionization and Diffuse Cosmic GasSwinburne University of TechnologyDec 2014
New #49852Research Associate or Senior Research AssociateInstitute of Astronomy, Cambridge University, UKDec 2014
New #49854Research Associate or Research AssistantInstitute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, UKDec 2014
New #49857Research fellowships on planet formationUniversity of ChileDec 2014
New #49860Postdoctoral Research Position in ExoplanetsThe Ohio State UniversityDec 2014
New #49862Columbus Prize FellowshipThe Ohio State UniversityDec 2014
New #49867Postdoctoral position in Stellar Astrophysics Institute of Physics and Astronomy, University of ValparaisoDec 2014
New #49872Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Galaxy EvolutionCentre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing, Swinburne University of TechnologyDec 2014
New #49875Postdoc Position in Instrumentation/Software DevelopmentUniversity of Innsbruck, AustriaDec 2014
New #49880Postdoctoral position in infrared extragalactic astrophysics - National Observatory of AthensNational Observatory of AthensDec 2014
New #49886Two Postdoctoral positions in the study of binaries and exo-planets in Tel Aviv UniversityTel Aviv UniversityDec 2014
New #49889Postdoctoral Research Associate in AGN Triggering & FeedbackUniversity of SheffieldDec 2014
New #49891Postdoctoral Position on Supernova/Transient Science at Universidad de Chile and Millennium Institute of Astrophysics Universidad de Chile/Millennium Institute of Astrophysics Dec 2014
New #49894Helsinki Theoretical Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Helsinki, Department of PhysicsDec 2014
New #49897Postdoctoral researcher in Dynamics of Young Stellar SystemsUniversity of SheffieldDec 2014
New #49904Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Position in Active Black HolesAmherst CollegeDec 2014
New #49909Postdoctoral Research Associate in Infrared InstrumentationCarnegie Institution for ScienceDec 2014
New #49914Postdoctoral Researcher - Galaxy Evolution - Swinburne University of TechnologySwinburne University of TechnologyDec 2014
New #49922Postdoctoral positions, FINCA, University of Turku, FinlandFinnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO (FINCA), University of Turku, FinlandDec 2014
New #49928SKA Project Scientist positions at ASTRONASTRONDec 2014
New #49924Postdoctoral Position in High-Energy Astrophysics Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsDec 2014
New #49943Object classification and 3D galaxy distribution power spectrum with LSST dataCNRSDec 2014
New #49946Postdoctoral positions at Universidad Diego Portales in planets, supernovae and high-redshift galaxiesUniversidad Diego PortalesDec 2014
New #49957Research Fellow in Astrophysics – Stellar Magnetic Field ModellingUniversity of St AndrewsDec 2014
New #49960Three-year postdoctoral research position on the formation of massive starsUniversity of ExeterDec 2014
New #49962Research Fellow in Astrophysics - Star Formation and the ISMUniversity of St AndrewsDec 2014
New #49965Research Fellow in Astrophysics—Star FormationUniversity of St AndrewsDec 2014
New #49971Post Doctoral Scientist- NEO Follow Up - LCOGTLas Cumbres Observatory/UCSBDec 2014
New #49979Postdoctoral Research Position in Transient Astrophysics and CosmologyUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignDec 2014
New #49982Postdoctoral Position with the Survey Science Group, University of WashingtonUniversity of WashingtonDec 2014
New #49987Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at Universidad Andres BelloUniversidad Andres BelloDec 2014
New #49993Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computational Astrophysics of Star FormationLawrence Livermore National LaboratoryDec 2014
New #49996Post Doctoral Scientist- Microlensing Program - LCOGTLas Cumbres Observatory/UCSBDec 2014
New #49999BEATRICE WATSON PARRENT POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP ID# 14560Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii Dec 2014
New #50004Pilot B FELLOWSHIPNational Astronomical Observatories,Chinese Academy of SciencesDec 2014
New #50007Postdoctoral and staff positions on galaxy and cosmology at NAOCNational Astronomical Observatoires, Chinese Academy of SciencesDec 2014
New #50015Postdoctoral position in molecular clouds and star formationUniversity of ExeterDec 2014
New #50020Postdoctoral Research Position in Infrared/Submillimetre Extragalactic AstronomyKapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen (NL)Dec 2014
New #50027Postdoctoral Position in High Contrast Imaging and Exoplanet Research - Department of Astronomy - UC BerkeleyUniversity of California BerkeleyDec 2014
New #50030Kavli IPMU : PD, Project Scientist positions for “Big Data Analytics” by CREST (JST)Kavli IPMU / University of TokyoDec 2014
New #50033Postdoctoral Fellow in Observational Cosmology at Leiden ObservatoryLeiden ObservatoryDec 2014
New #50036Postdoctoral Associate Position in Computational Nuclear AstrophysicsUniversity of TennesseeDec 2014
New #50053Post-doctoral Position in Extragalactic or High Energy AstrophysicsUniversity of OklahomaDec 2014
New #50061Postdoctoral Research Associate in Numerical Relativity or Computational AstrophysicsWest Virginia UniversityDec 2014
New #50044Experimental High-Energy Neutrino Astrophysics Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of Chicago, KICPThe University of Chicago, Kavli Institute for Cosmological PhysicsDec 2014
New #50050Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astrophysics & Planetary SciencesThe Niels Bohr InstituteDec 2014
New #50073NuSTAR postdoctoral position at University of California, Berkeley/Space Sciences LaboratoryUC Berkeley Space Science LabDec 2014
New #50077Charles H. Townes Postdoctoral Fellowship in Experimental Astrophysics and Space PhysicsUC Berkeley Space Science LabDec 2014
New #50081NASA Postdoctoral FellowshipsNASA / Oak Ridge Associated UniversitiesDec 2014
New #50090Postdoctoral positions in theoretical and numerical high energy astrophysicsTel Aviv UniveristyDec 2014
New #50115ONE postdoctoral contract DISK GALAXIES project.INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIAS Dec 2014
New #50117ONE postdoctoral contract GALAXY CENTRES project.INSTITUTO DE ASTROFÍSICA DE CANARIAS Dec 2014
#49377Karl-Schwarzschild Fellowship 2015 in Extrasolar Planets and Stellar AstrophysicsLeibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)Nov 2014
#49360Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Cosmology and Astrophysics Department of Astronomy, The University of Texas at AustinNov 2014
#49651Postdoctoral Research AssociatesUniversity of Arizona/Steward ObservatoryNov 2014
#49405Postdoctoral Position in Gravitational Lensing and Optical Survey AstronomyUniversity of PennsylvaniaNov 2014
#49410Post-doctoral position (5 years), Weak Lensing, CEA-Saclay, Service d'AstrophysiqueCEA Saclay, Service d?AstrophysiqueNov 2014
#49417Postdoctoral Scholar in Extragalactic Astronomy- Department of Astronomy-UC BerkeleyUC Berkeley, Department of AstronomyNov 2014
#49419MUSICOS - 2 Postdoctoral ERC fellowships in galaxy formation and evolution Observatoire de Lyon - CRALNov 2014
#49427Steward Observatory Prize Fellowship in Theoretical and Computation Astrophysics Steward Observatory/University of ArizonaUniversity of Arizona/Steward ObservatoryNov 2014
#49453POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE #2014-22Lowell ObservatoryNov 2014
#49456POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE #2014-23Lowell ObservatoryNov 2014
#49459Fellowship and Postdoctoral Research Positions in Observational and Theoretical Cosmology and Extragalactic AstronomyDurham UniversityNov 2014
#49469Plaskett Research Associate, NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL of CANADA (NRC) Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics National Research Council of CanadaNov 2014
#49481Postdoctoral Researcher in AGN/quasar Narrow Line Region Emission Line Imaging and Integral Field SpectroscopySmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryNov 2014
#49485Postdoctoral Positions in Extragalactic Astrophysics - Galaxy ClustersUniversity of California, DavisNov 2014
#49487Five Postdoctoral Research Positions at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), Curtin University node.Curtin University Nov 2014
#49500Senior Research AssociateUniversity of PortsmouthNov 2014
#49516Postdoctoral Position in Observational Early Universe Studies of Metal-Poor Stars and Chemical EvolutionMichigan State University and MITNov 2014
#49518Postdoctoral Position in Nucleosynthesis, Compact Object Mergers, and SupernovaeMichigan State University and North Carolina State UniversityNov 2014
#49522Postdoctoral positions in Extragalactic Astronomy and Observational Cosmology at Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityNov 2014
#49524Postdoctoral positions in Numerical Astrophysics and Cosmology at Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityNov 2014
#49526SDSS-IV postdoctoral fellowships at Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityNov 2014
#49535Postdoctoral Research Associates and Fellow in Cosmology & AstrophysicsICG, University of PortsmouthNov 2014
#495452 Postdoctoral positions on fast radio transientsASTRONNov 2014
#49547Postdoctoral researcher in Pulsar AstrophysicsASTRONNov 2014
#49552Postdoctoral/Senior Research fellowships on PLATO and Galactic scienceLund ObservatoryNov 2014
#49554Research Associate in Experimental Astrophysics on ExoplanetsUniversity of CambridgeNov 2014
#49560VITA Postdoctoral Prize Fellowship & VITA Postdoctoral Research AssociateUniversity of VirginiaNov 2014
#49567Post-doctoral Research Position in Observational CosmologySmithsonian Astrophysical ObservatoryNov 2014
#49572Postdoctoral position in active galactic nuclei and galaxy evolutionDartmouth CollegeNov 2014
#49577Postdoctoral position in multiwavelength studies of nearby galaxiesUniversity of California, San DiegoNov 2014
#49583Postoctoral Position in Black Hole Accretion and Strong GravityMax Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial PhysicsNov 2014
#49592Postdoctoral ResearcherArizona State UniversityNov 2014
#49596Postdoctoral Fellowships in Stellar Astrophysics and Galactic ArchaeologyThe Australian National UniversityNov 2014
#49736Post-Doctoral Research AssociateUniversity of IllinoisNov 2014
#49615Postdoctoral Associates in Galactic Dynamics/Cosmology -Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP)Nov 2014
#49635Postdoctoral Scholar in Observational CosmologyUniversity of California, IrvineNov 2014
#49654Postdoctoral ScholarCalifornia Institute of TechnologyNov 2014
#49659Postdoc in supernova and host galaxy science at New York UniversityNew York UniversityNov 2014
#49706Post-doctoral Position in Exoplanet Research ETH ZurichETH ZurichNov 2014
#48894Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Associates in the Planet and Star Formation Department at the Max-Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg (Reference number 14-11)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyOct 2014
#48995Postdoctoral Research Positions at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg, Galaxies and Cosmology Department (14-12)Max Planck Institute for AstronomyOct 2014
#49025Postdoctoral Positions in Observation, Theory, or Instrumentation Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy & AstrophysicsOct 2014
#49084SDSS-IV Fellow at Shanghai Astronomical ObservatoryShanghai Astronomical ObservatoryOct 2014
#49090Postdoctoral Position for Observational Research on Clusters of GalaxiesMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyOct 2014
#49100Postdoctoral Fellow - The Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP)The Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP) at the University of California, BerkeleyOct 2014
#49103Cosmology Data-Science Fellows - Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP)The Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics (BCCP) at the University of California, BerkeleyOct 2014
#49116MIT Kavli Fellowship for Research in AstrophysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyOct 2014
#49120Juan Carlos Torres Fellowship in AstrophysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyOct 2014
#49138Postdoctoral positions in astrophysics, Shanghai Astronomical ObservatoryShanghai Astronomical ObservatoryOct 2014
#49164Postdoctoral positions at Carnegie Mellon University (McWilliams Center) in cosmology, machine learning, and statisticsCarnegie Mellon UniversityOct 2014
#49166Postdoctoral research position in weak lensing cosmologyCarnegie Mellon UniversityOct 2014
#49177Postdoctoral Positions at the Max-Planck-Institut for AstrophysicsMax Planck Institute for AstrophysicsOct 2014
#49190Dunlap Postdoctoral Fellowships in Astronomy and AstrophysicsUniversity of TorontoOct 2014
#49205ETH Zurich Postdocs in Extragalactic AstrophysicsETH ZurichOct 2014
#49314Astrophysics, Cosmology and GravitationThe Hebrew University of JerusalemOct 2014
#49247Postdoctoral Positions in Gravity, Cosmology, and AstrophysicsUW-Milwaukee, Dept of PhysicsOct 2014
#49280Post-doctoral fellowships in High Energy AstrophysicsMax-Planck-Institut fuer AstrophysikOct 2014
Pre-doctoral/Graduate Positions
New #49849PhD Position in High-Energy Astrophysics at the University of TübingenInstitute for Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of TübingenDec 2014
New #49926Leiden/Huygens PhD Prize FellowshipsLeiden Observatory, Leiden UniversityDec 2014
New #50012Two doctoral student positions in radio astronomyAalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Helsinki, FinlandDec 2014
New #50025PhD student position MUSE/Lyman a emissionETH ZurichDec 2014
New #50085PhD position in computational astrophysics at the University of CologneUniversity of CologneDec 2014
Science Engineering
New #49744SKA SA AVN VLBI Operations and Commissioning ScientistSquare Kilometre Array South AfricaDec 2014
New #49920Project Engineer The Australian Astronomical Observatory Dec 2014
New #50094Engineer - iLocater Project - Department of Physics, University of Notre DameUniversity of Notre DameDec 2014
New #49954Systems Engineer (f/m) for Astronomical Instrumentation Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)Dec 2014
Science Management
New #49912Arecibo Observatory Deputy Director Radio Astronomy and Planetary RadarUSRADec 2014
New #49975Education and Public Outreach Project ManagerAURA/LSSTDec 2014
New #50102Space Telescope Scientific Support Senior ManagerCSC Science & Engineering Line of ServiceDec 2014
#49728IPA Discipline Scientists in Astrophysics at NASA HeadquartersNASA HeadquartersNov 2014
#49618Director of the Carnegie Observatories – Carnegie Institution for ScienceCarnegie Institution for Science Nov 2014
#49399University of California Observatories DirectorUniversity of California Office of the PresidentOct 2014
Scientific/Technical Staff
New #49806LSST Related Research Scientist PositionsUniversity of WashingtonDec 2014
New #49846Astrophysics Scientific Programmer (Experimental Officer)University of SurreyDec 2014
New #49951Research Instrument AnalystSpace Telescope Science InstituteDec 2014
New #50017Scientific Software Developer for Euclid MissionLudwig-Maximilians University, MunichDec 2014
New #50047Support AstronomerW. M. Keck ObservatoryDec 2014
#49678Tenure Track AstronomerAURA/Gemini ObservatoryNov 2014